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SubjectRe: yield API

On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 08:46 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:


> APIs that are not in any real, meaningful use, despite a decade of
> presence are not really interesting to me personally. (especially in
> this case where we know exactly _why_ the API is used so rarely.) Sure
> we'll continue to support it in the best possible way, with the usual
> kernel maintainance policy: without hurting other, more commonly used
> APIs. That was the principle we followed in previous schedulers too. And
> if anyone has a patch to make sched_yield() better than it is today, i'm
> of course interested in it.

Do you still have intentions to add a directed yield API? I remember
seeing it in the earlier CFS patches.

- Eric

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