[lkml]   [2010]   [Jul]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH repost] sched: export sched_set/getaffinity to modules
    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?

     \ /
      Last update: 2010-07-01 16:59    [W:0.018 / U:5.604 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site