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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4 v4] sched/pelt: Move pelt related code in a dedicated file
On 15 April 2018 at 13:58, Dietmar Eggemann <dietmar.eggemann@arm.com> wrote:
> On 03/16/2018 12:25 PM, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>>
>> We want to track rt_rq's utilization as a part of the estimation of the
>> whole rq's utilization. This is necessary because rt tasks can steal
>> utilization to cfs tasks and make them lighter than they are.
>> As we want to use the same load tracking mecanism for both and prevent
>> useless dependency between cfs and rt code, pelt code is moved in a
>> dedicated file.
>
>
> This would mean that we introduce function calls into the cfs scheduler
> fast-path, something we avoided so far (e.g. the cpu and frequency
> invariance hooks). Are we OK with that?
>
> Quentin mentioned this already during v3 review back in December.

Yes and I hadn't seen any differences in the code size with the patch
which should have been the case if inline function where replaced by
function call


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