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Date:	Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:14:48 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH linux v2 1/1] fs/proc: use a rb tree for the directory

From: Nicolas Dichtel <>
Date: Mon,  6 Oct 2014 16:30:34 +0200

> The current implementation for the directories in /proc is using a single
> linked list. This is slow when handling directories with large numbers of
> entries (eg netdevice-related entries when lots of tunnels are opened).
> This patch replaces this linked list by a red-black tree.
> Here are some numbers:
> dummy30000.batch contains 30 000 times 'link add type dummy'.
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Dichtel <>


Acked-by: David S. Miller <>
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