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    SubjectRe: [RFC 0/1][PATCH] POSIX SCHED_SPORADIC implementation for tasks and groups
    On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 10:17 -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
    > > Well, a new version of glibc could use those to implement the posix
    > > interface. Because as I understand it, glibc can break ABI on certain
    > > version bumps.
    > In theory. But this hasn't happened so far and I don't expect it to
    > happen any time soon. New interfaces are not a real problem for me, though.
    Ok, we'll see.
    I still think that SCHED_SPORADIC task (but specially group!) scheduling
    could be useful, even with a non fully-POSIX interface.

    This mail only to say that I'm actively working on it, i.e., I'm
    rewriting it with the new sched_param2/sched_setscheduler2 interface and
    fixing some very glaring bugs that was present in my first code. :-P

    Unfortunately, I'll be off the PC till September 4th... If you are still
    interested in, we will talk about it at that time, when I'll post the
    new version of the RFC.
    I also hope, by then, to be able to show you some test cases and
    overhead estimation.

    Thanks all of you for minding me, and sorry if I wasted some of your
    time. :-)

    Best Regards,

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