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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] drivers/base/memory.c: cache blocks in radix tree to accelerate lookup
On Tue 07-01-20 22:48:04, Michal Hocko wrote:
> [Cc Andrew]
> On Tue 17-12-19 13:32:38, Scott Cheloha wrote:
> > Searching for a particular memory block by id is slow because each block
> > device is kept in an unsorted linked list on the subsystem bus.
> Noting that this is O(N^2) would be useful.
> > Lookup is much faster if we cache the blocks in a radix tree.
> While this is really easy and straightforward, is there any reason why
> subsys_find_device_by_id has to use such a slow lookup? I suspect nobody
> simply needed a more optimized data structure for that purpose yet.
> Would it be too hard to use radix tree for all lookups rather than
> adding a shadow copy for memblocks?

Greg, Rafael, this seems to be your domain. Do you have any opinion on
Michal Hocko

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