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Date:	Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:16:54 +0000
From:	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...g.ch>
To:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
Cc:	Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	eric.dumazet@...il.com, paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] rhashtable: Add parent argument to mutex_is_held

On 11/17/14 at 12:46pm, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 06:37:26PM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > On November 15, 2014 6:22:27 PM PST, Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au> wrote:
> > >Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> - Set up the new empty table with the new set of hash parameters.
> > >> - synchronize_rcu().  Readers will now search both old and new
> > >tables.
> > >> - Peel nodes off the ends of the old hash table and add them to the
> > >new
> > >
> > >We currently use a singly linked list in rhashtable.  Peeling nodes
> > >off the end would mean upgrading to a doubly linked list, which is
> > >no different than keeping two lists in terms of cache footprint, no?
> > 
> > No, since each pass just handles one set of nodes from each bucket anyway, you can just do a bit more work in the rehasher instead.
> 
> OK let me see if I could implement something like that in rhashtable.

This sounds great. Thanks Herbert and Josh!
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