Re: [patch] lockless, scalable get_pid(), for_each_process() elimination, 2.5.35-BK

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 11:55:16 EST

On Wed, 2002-09-18 at 17:15, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Give me one reason for why these two added lines aren't better than all
> the complexity we've discussed? I can pretty much _guarantee_ that it's
> faster, and it sure as hell is simpler

Add a constraint against a hard maximum (tweakable in proc) and I'd

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