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Re: [PATCH 1/1] XFS: Replace custom AIL linked-list code with struct lis

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] XFS: Replace custom AIL linked-list code with struct list_head
From: "Josef 'Jeff' Sipek" <jeffpc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 23:07:40 -0500
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On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 04:04:23AM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 07:35:57PM -0500, Josef 'Jeff' Sipek wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <jeffpc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > 
> > I tested it with xfsqa, and things work as well as they do without it.
> 
> I like this a lot, but I think Dave has plans to replace the linked list
> with a more efficient data structure soon, so it might not actually be
> worth applying.

I've spoken with him about this, and he wants to have a tree where the
leaves have linked lists (if I understood correctly). So this just makes it
easier/cleaner for him.

Josef 'Jeff' Sipek.

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