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SubjectRe: 2.4.21pre4aa1
On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 02:40:20AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Only in 2.4.21pre3aa1: 00_getcwd-err-1
> Only in 2.4.21pre4aa1: 00_getcwd-err-2
> Part of it merged in mainline.

A different, cleaner version has been merged in mainline. 00_getcwd-err-2
just adds unreachable code.

> Only in 2.4.21pre4aa1: 9996_kiobuf-slab-1
> Keep the kiobuf + bhs cache in the slab rather than in the file
> structure, so it scales also while sharing the same file from two
> different filedescriptors at the same time (like with threads or
> after forks). From Jun Nakajima.

The patch is ugly as hell. I'll dig up the patch I did with similar
functionality but a much nicer style and a sysctl-controllable cut-off
point for keeping the bhs around in the constructed kiobuf objects.

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