Re: dentry bloat.

From: Dipankar Sarma
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 06:29:24 EST

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 04:14:33AM -0700, Paul Jackson wrote:
> > so I guess you do.
> Sorry - I'm being thick.
> Is the new hashing good or bad?

That I don't know from the contradicting descriptions, but...

> (Usually, performance is thought of as something 'good', so when you say
> it is 'brought down', that sounds 'bad', but since it's ms/iteration,
> I'm guessing that you mean to say that the ms/iteration is lower, which
> would I guess improves performance, so I'm guessing that bringing
> performance down is 'good' in this case, which is not idiomatic to the
> particular version of English I happen to speak ... So please favor

In this case, the performance is inversely proportional to the
benchmark metric. Lower benchmark metric means better performance.

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