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From: Kent Overstreet <kent.overstreet@gmail.com>
To: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org, selinux@tycho.nsa.gov,
	dev@openvswitch.org, shli@kernel.org, linux-raid@vger.kernel.org,
	Artur Paszkiewicz <artur.paszkiewicz@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/6] openvswitch: convert to genradix
Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 18:24:28 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180523222428.GC23040@kmo-pixel> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180523123401.GB19987@bombadil.infradead.org>

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 05:34:01AM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 09:18:19PM -0400, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> > the new generic radix trees have a simpler API and implementation, and
> > no limitations on number of elements, so all flex_array users are being
> > converted
> 
> This doesn't really feel like it should be a flexarray / genradix user.
> It just wants to allocate a lot of buckets and use them.  Maybe kvmalloc
> is the right approach for this user of flexarray?

Yeah probably, or a rhashtable.

Now that you mention it, I think the md code should definitely be using kvmalloc
too.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-23 22:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-23  1:18 [PATCH 1/6] Generic radix trees Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23  1:18 ` [PATCH 2/6] proc: commit to genradix Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23 11:28   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-23 22:18     ` Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23  1:18 ` [PATCH 3/6] md: convert " Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23  1:18 ` [PATCH 4/6] openvswitch: " Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23 12:34   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-23 22:24     ` Kent Overstreet [this message]
2018-05-23  1:18 ` [PATCH 5/6] selinux: " Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23  1:18 ` [PATCH 6/6] Drop flex_arrays Kent Overstreet
2018-05-23 13:39   ` Jonathan Corbet
2018-05-23 17:24   ` Dave Hansen
2018-05-23 22:06     ` Kent Overstreet
2018-05-26  3:16 ` [PATCH 1/6] Generic radix trees Liu Bo
2018-05-26  5:56   ` Kent Overstreet
2018-05-29  1:48     ` Liu Bo

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