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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -G1, 2.5.2-pre10, 2.4.17 (fwd)
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On Sat, 2002-01-12 at 15:44, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> My opinion is: if it can be solved with no more than 20 lines of code
> let's do it, otherwise let's see what kind of catastrophe will happen by
> allowing such behavior. Because i've already seen hundreds of lines of
> code added to solve corner cases and removed after 3-4 years because
> someone realized that maybe such corner cases does not matter more than a
> whit.
> I'll be happy to be shut down here ...

Completely agreed. I think its an unfair situation (we may see
administrators timing the order they start large batch tasks), but it is
a corner case and we do have an "optimal cache use" counterargument.

Robert Love

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