Re: [RFC][PATCH 2/9] deadlock prevention core

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 21:36:16 EST

From: Daniel Phillips <phillips@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2006 18:33:20 -0700

> Minor rant: the whole skb_alloc familly has degenerated into an unholy
> mess and could use some rethinking. I believe the current patch gets as
> far as three _'s at the beginning of a function, this shows it is high
> time to reroll the api.

I think it is merely an expression of how dynamic are the operations
that people want to perform on SKBs, and how important it is for
performance to implement COW semantics for the data.
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