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SubjectRe: [PATCH repost] sched: export sched_set/getaffinity to modules
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On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 16:53 +0200, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On 07/01/2010 04:46 PM, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >> It might be a good idea to make the function take extra clone flags
> >> but anyways once created cloned task can be treated the same way as
> >> other kthreads, so nothing else needs to be changed.
> >
> > This makes kthread_stop() work. Otherwise the new thread is just
> > the CLONE_VM child of the caller, and the caller is the user-mode
> > task doing ioctl() ?
>
> Hmmm, indeed. It makes the attribute inheritance work but circumvents
> the whole reason there is kthreadd.

I thought the whole reason there was threadd was to avoid the
inheritance? So avoiding the avoiding of inheritance seems like the goal
here, no?


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