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Re: [RFC v2 1/7] hashtable: introduce a small and naive hashtable

From:  Sasha Levin <levinsasha928-AT-gmail.com>
To:  Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org>
Subject:  Re: [RFC v2 1/7] hashtable: introduce a small and naive hashtable
Date:  Sat, 04 Aug 2012 02:33:07 +0200
Message-ID:  <501C6DC3.90904@gmail.com>
Cc:  Tejun Heo <tj-AT-kernel.org>, akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, linux-mm-AT-kvack.org, paul.gortmaker-AT-windriver.com, davem-AT-davemloft.net, rostedt-AT-goodmis.org, mingo-AT-elte.hu, ebiederm-AT-xmission.com, aarcange-AT-redhat.com, ericvh-AT-gmail.com, netdev-AT-vger.kernel.org
Archive-link:  Article

On 08/04/2012 02:05 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Sasha Levin <levinsasha928@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> The problem with that code was that it doesn't work with dynamically allocated hashtables, or
hashtables that grow/shrink.
> 
> Sure. But once you have that kind of complexity, why would you care
> about the trivial cases?

Because there are far more trivial cases than complex ones - I've counted 50+ of these "trivial"
cases.

None of them need the complexity we're trying to deal with at the moment.

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