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Re: Hashed locking for the namecache

> 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.
> Comments?
> Thanks,
> Andrew

cache_lookup() sometimes modifies caches.  eg. "goto remove" cases.


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