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SubjectRe: sched_clock() uses are broken
Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 03:07 +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
>>Other problem is that some people didn't RTFM and have started trying to
>>use it for precise accounting :(
> Are you talking about me perchance? I don't really care about precision
> _that_ much, though I certainly do want to tighten timeslice accounting.

No, sched_clock is fine to be used in CPU scheduling choices, which are
heuristic anyway (although strictly speaking, even using it for timeslicing
within a single CPU could cause slight unfairness).

I'm talking about the update_cpu_clock() / task_struct->sched_time stuff.

SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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