[Bridge] [PATCH 07/17] net: convert sock.sk_refcnt from atomic_t to refcount_t

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Sat Mar 18 16:47:59 UTC 2017

Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-03-17 at 07:42 +0000, Reshetova, Elena wrote:
>> Should we then first measure the actual numbers to understand what we
>> are talking here about? 
>> I would be glad to do it if you suggest what is the correct way to do
>> measurements here to actually reflect the real life use cases. 
> How have these patches been tested in real life exactly ?
> Can you quantify number of added cycles per TCP packet, where I expect
> we have maybe 20 atomic operations in all layers ...

I completely agree.  I think this thing needs to default to the
existing atomic_t behaviour.

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