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SubjectRe: [PATCH UPDATED] percpu: use dynamic percpu allocator as the default percpu allocator
On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> The thing is, i spent well in excess of an hour analyzing your
> patch, counting cachelines, looking at effects and interactions,
> thinking about the various implications. I came up with a good deal
> of factoids, a handful of suggestions and a few summary paragraphs:
>
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123862536011780&w=2

Good work.

> A proper reply to that work would be one of several responses:
>

...

>
> 3) agree with the factoids and disagree with my opinion.

Yep I thought that what I did...

> Furthermore, you also tried to 'win' this argument by increasing the
> volume of shouting, by injecting unprovoked insults and by using a
> patronizing and irritated tone.

Win an argument? I want to restore the function of __read_mostly to what
it was intended. It seems that you wanted instead to tag labels on all
sorts of variables in the kernel that show their usage pattern.



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