Re: [PATCH net-next 2/2] netns: isolate seqnums to use per-netns locks

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Wed Apr 18 2018 - 12:57:23 EST

Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Now that it's possible to have a different set of uevents in different
> network namespaces, per-network namespace uevent sequence numbers are
> introduced. This increases performance as locking is now restricted to the
> network namespace affected by the uevent rather than locking
> everything.

Numbers please. I personally expect that the netlink mc_list issues
will swamp any benefit you get from this.