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Date:	Sat, 12 Jan 2008 03:28:01 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 9/9] fix sparse warnings

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 12:16:13 +0100

>     We could use a better scheme with an extra indirection.

Unfortunately, indirection will likely have a negative
impact upon performance.  We go only as fast as the
number of memory references made by this code.

> 3) 'pos' and 'bits' fields of 'struct tnode' might be converted to
>     plain uchar, instead of 5-bits fields, to reduce complexity for
>     generated code.

This seems reasonable, I'll likely apply this.
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