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SubjectRe: [patch] restore sched_exec load balance heuristics
Ken Chen wrote:

> There are two callers to sched_balance_self(). In the sched_fork
> path, sched_balance_self will balance the newly forked task. I think
> it is OK to bounce a newly forked task to another CPU since current
> CPU will be busy when fork returns in the parent process.

What about vfork()?

> And if sched_balance_self() needs to different between fork / exec
> load balance, it has to check a flag from function argument, which I
> think it is better to just short circuit in sched_exec() directly.

From a cleanliness perspective, it make more sense to me for the
decision as to whether or not to balance to be done in the "balance"
function, not the "exec" function.
Chris


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