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SubjectRe: [6/7] Xen VMM patch set : add alloc_skb_from_cache
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> On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 09:11:04PM -0500, James Morris wrote:
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> > Most of this is duplicated code with alloc_skb(), perhaps make a
> > function:
> >
> > __alloc_skb(size, gfp_mask, alloc_func)
> >
> > Then alloc_skb() and alloc_skb_from_cache() can just be wrappers
> > which pass in different alloc_funcs. I'm not sure what peformance
> > impact this might have though.
>
> I wonder if this would have a measurable performance hit on some
> platforms where the additional call/indirection could hurt?

Could make __alloc_skb 'static inline'?

-- Keir
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