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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
Cc: David Kershner <david.kershner@unisys.com>,
	sparmaintainer@unisys.com, linux-staging@lists.linux.dev,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 RESEND] staging: unisys: visorhba: Convert module from IDR to XArray
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:50:15 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YMiT9+msL8H2+3yV@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210514081112.19542-1-fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>

On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 10:11:11AM +0200, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> Converted visorhba from IDR to XArray. The abstract data type XArray is
> more memory-efficient, parallelizable, and cache friendly. It takes
> advantage of RCU to perform lookups without locking. Furthermore, IDR is
> deprecated because XArray has a better (cleaner and more consistent)
> API.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Fabio M. De Francesco <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
> Reviewed-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> ---

Given a lack of response from the unisys maintainer, I'll go apply this
now and see what breaks :)

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-15 11:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-14  8:11 [PATCH v8 RESEND] staging: unisys: visorhba: Convert module from IDR to XArray Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-06-15 11:50 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-06-16 16:56   ` Fabio M. De Francesco

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