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Date:   Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:14:10 -0800
From:   Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>
To:     Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
Cc:     Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>,
        Cong Wang <cong.wang@...edance.com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Dongdong Wang <wangdongdong.6@...edance.com>
Subject: Re: [Patch bpf-next v2 2/5] bpf: introduce timeout map

On Thu, Dec 17, 2020 at 1:14 PM Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 10:29 PM Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 10:35 AM Andrii Nakryiko
> > <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com> wrote:
> > > Minimize duplication of the code, no one said copy/paste all the code.
> > > But memory bloat is a real problem and should be justification enough
> > > to at least consider other options.
> >
> > Sure, I have no problem with this. The question is how do we balance?
> > Is rewriting 200 lines of code to save 8 bytes of each entry acceptable?
> > What about rewriting 2000 lines of code? Do people prefer to review 200
> > or 2000 (or whatever number) lines of code? Or people just want a
> > minimal change for easier reviews?
>
> No worry any more. I manage to find some way to reuse the existing

I never worried. But I'm glad you figured it out.

> members, that is lru_node. So the end result is putting gc stuff into
> the union with lru_node without increasing the size of htab_elem.
> And of course, without duplicating/refactoring regular htab code.
>
> Thanks.

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