[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3] Improve kernel hash table

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu Sep 8 23:31:44 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Pravin Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:
>     Currently OVS uses its own hashing implmentation for hash tables
> which has some problems, e.g. error case on deletion code.
> Following patch replaces that with hlist based hash table which is
> consistent with other kernel hash tables. As Jesse suggested, flex-array
> is used for allocating hash buckets, So that we can have large
> hash-table without large contiguous kernel memory.
> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>

What does this apply to?  I can't find a commit where it applies
cleanly (and git can't find the appropriate blobs either) even from
master a couple days ago when it was sent out.

Can you rebase this against current master (and also fold in the
follow on patch) and resend it?

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