Re: [PATCH] lib/sort.c, 2.6.22 kernel

From: Matt Mackall
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 13:37:33 EST

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 04:52:47PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Aug 8 2007 16:19, Subbaiah Venkata wrote:
> >
> >Hello, I fixed and tested a small bug in lib/sort.c file, heap sort
> >function.
> >
> >The fix avoids unnecessary swap of contents when i is 0 (saves few
> >loads and stores), which happens every time sort function is called.
> >I felt the fix is worth bringing it to your attention given the
> >importance and frequent use of the sort function.
> Would you like to resubmit this? Please do ;)
> (I am hinting at Documentation/SubmittingPatches too..)

This is in -mm already.

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