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SubjectRe: [PATCH] proc-based cpu affinity user interface

On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > fundamental limitation of your approach, and *if* we want to export the
> > cpus_allowed affinity to user-space (which is up to discussion), then the
> > right way (TM) to do it is via a syscall.
> HP and others have already implemented chunks of this stuff via
> syscall interfaces. There is a complete pset api.

the sched_set_affinity() syscall tries to be simple, and uses the existing
->cpus_allowed mechanizm. Most of the pset patches i've seen so far are
IMHO overdoing this issue a bit, interface-wise, and do not provide more
than this simple solution.


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