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Re: [PATCH] skbuff more likely/unlikely

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] skbuff more likely/unlikely
From: Mitchell Blank Jr <mitch@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 19:34:31 -0700
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Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> A couple more places where we can help by hinting the compiler
> for 2.6.0-test6.  If we are pulling off header, is is likely there;
> and skb alloc's succeed in the normal case.
> Thought I saw an earlier similar patch, but here is my take on it.

Yes, my patch from a couple weeks ago does the same thing (but also
did a lot in skbuff.c)  I haven't had a chance to rediff and test
after the const parts went in.  Do you want to adopt the rest of the

Original patch:


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