Re: [PATCH] dst_entry structure use,lastuse and refcnt abstraction

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 22:41:06 EST

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, David S. Miller wrote:

> From: Christoph Lameter <christoph@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:04:52 -0700 (PDT)
> > The patch also removes the atomic_dec_and_test in dst_destroy.
> That is the only part of this patch I'm willing to entertain
> at this time, as long as Herbert Xu ACKs it. How much of that
> quoted %3 gain does this change alone give you?

Nothing as far as I can tell. The main benefit may be reorganization of
the code.

> Also, please post networking patches to netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Because you didn't, the majority of the networking maintainers
> did not see your dst patch submissions. It's mentioned in
> linux/MAINTAINERS for a reason:
> P: Networking Team
> M: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> L: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> S: Maintained
> Thanks.

Yes and it was recently changed. Typical use is linux-xxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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