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SubjectRe: SLUB performance regression vs SLAB

On 10/5/07, Jens Axboe <> wrote:
> I'd like to second Davids emails here, this is a serious problem. Having
> a reproducible test case lowers the barrier for getting the problem
> fixed by orders of magnitude. It's the difference between the problem
> getting fixed in a day or two and it potentially lingering for months,
> because email ping-pong takes forever and "the test team has moved on to
> other tests, we'll let you know the results of test foo in 3 weeks time
> when we have a new slot on the box" just removing any developer
> motivation to work on the issue.

What I don't understand is that why don't the people who _have_ access
to the test case fix the problem? Unlike slab, slub is not a pile of
crap that only Christoph can hack on...

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