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Mar 11, 2015, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Nicolas and Thierry posted a patch to change the /proc implementation to use multiple linked lists instead of just one. Each subdirectory would have its own linked list, keyed to a hash of the directory's name. According to their benchmarks, the patch shaved 1/5 of the time needed to churn through all the entries of a given subdirectory.

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