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Re: [PATCH]snmp6 64-bit counter support in proc.c

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]snmp6 64-bit counter support in proc.c
From: Shirley Ma <xma@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 17:08:04 -0800
Cc: Krishna Kumar <kumarkr@xxxxxxxxxx>, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, mashirle@xxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Do you really care about this situation? It only happens as a race within one instruction in 4 billion. It will slow everytime if we do this way.

Thanks
Shirley Ma
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