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SubjectRe: cpu_active vs pcrypt & padata
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On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 03:16 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:13:08 +0100
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> > Also, wth is all this kernel/padata.c stuff? There's next to no useful
> > comment in there and the only consumer seems to be pcrypt, does that
> > really need to be in kernel/ ?
>
> There's really nothing specific to crypto in that padata.c file,
> anything trying to compute things in parallel with some kind
> of converging synchronization points can use that code.

So why isn't anybody else using that? Don't the block/fs people need
similar things?


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