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Re: Hashed locking for the namecache

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008 22:15:03 +0100
Andrew Doran <> wrote:

> Hi,
> This patch uses a hash of locks to cover forward lookup in the namecache.
> On an 8-core box it cuts the time for ' -j16 release' by about 5%.
> We could probably do something a lot more efficient with garbage collection.
> But, this patch is simple and I think it could be a stepping stone towards
> a more better scheme.

No comments about the patch, but is mutex_obj_{alloc,free,hold} part
of the public mutex API?

Juan Romero Pardines - xtraeme at gmail|netbsd dot org
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