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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, dada1@cosmosbay.com,
	herbert@gondor.apana.org.au, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: include/linux/pcounter.h
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 10:24:54 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080226092454.GA10987@elte.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080216.215401.20463603.davem@davemloft.net>


* David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 11:26:18 -0800
> 
> > On Sat, 16 Feb 2008 13:03:54 +0100 Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Yes, per connection basis. Some workloads want to open/close more 
> > > than 1000 sockets per second.
> > 
> > ie: slowpath
> 
> Definitely not slow path in the networking.
> 
> Connection rates are definitely as, or more, important than packet 
> rates for certain workloads.

but the main and fundamental question still remains unanswered (more 
than 3 weeks after Andrew asked that question): why was this piece of 
general infrastructure merged via net.git and not submitted to lkml 
ever? The code touching -mm does _not_ count as "review".

Now that there was review of it and there is clearly controversy, the 
code should be reverted/undone and resubmitted after all review 
observations have been addressed. Just sitting around and ignoring 
objections, hoping for the code to hit v2.6.25 is rather un-nice ...

	Ingo

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-26  9:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-04  9:44 include/linux/pcounter.h Andrew Morton
2008-02-05  0:20 ` include/linux/pcounter.h David Miller
2008-02-05  0:43   ` include/linux/pcounter.h Andrew Morton
2008-02-16  3:37 ` include/linux/pcounter.h Andrew Morton
2008-02-16 10:07   ` include/linux/pcounter.h Eric Dumazet
2008-02-16 10:50     ` include/linux/pcounter.h Andrew Morton
2008-02-16 12:03       ` include/linux/pcounter.h Eric Dumazet
2008-02-16 19:26         ` include/linux/pcounter.h Andrew Morton
2008-02-16 19:39           ` include/linux/pcounter.h Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-17  5:54           ` include/linux/pcounter.h David Miller
2008-02-26  9:24             ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2008-02-26 21:35               ` include/linux/pcounter.h David Miller
2008-02-27  7:36                 ` include/linux/pcounter.h Ingo Molnar
2008-02-28  1:27                   ` include/linux/pcounter.h Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo

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