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SubjectRe: [PATCH - revised] rhashtable: detect when object movement might have invalidated a lookup
From: NeilBrown <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:30:34 +1000

> Does this ruling also apply to the bit-spin-lock changes and the
> per-cpu-counter changes that I have proposed? These improve
> scalability when updates dominate. Not having these in mainline
> would mean I need to carry a separate rhashtables implementation for
> lustre, which means code diversion which isn't healthy in the long
> run.

If it helps existing rhashtable users generally, then it is fine,
since it will actually be tested by upstream users.


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