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    SubjectRe: [RFC] oom-kill: give the dying task a higher priority
    On Mon, 31 May 2010 10:52:27 -0300
    "Luis Claudio R. Goncalves" <> wrote:

    > | If an explanation as "acceralating all thread's priority in a process seems overkill"
    > | is given in changelog or comment, it's ok to me.
    > If my understanding of badness() is right, I wouldn't be ashamed of saying
    > that it seems to be _a bit_ overkill. But I may be wrong in my
    > interpretation.
    > While re-reading the code I noticed that in select_bad_process() we can
    > eventually bump on an already dying task, case in which we just wait for
    > the task to die and avoid killing other tasks. Maybe we could boost the
    > priority of the dying task here too.
    yes, nice catch.


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