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    SubjectRe: cpu_active vs pcrypt & padata
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    From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
    Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:20:15 +0100

    > 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
    >>
    >> > 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?

    Beats me, but just because there's only one user doesn't mean it belongs
    tucked away in that one user's subsystem.


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