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SubjectRe: Fwd: [Lse-tech] get_pid() performance fix
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On Tuesday 05 March 2002 05:48 pm, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
> Hubertus Franke <frankeh@watson.ibm.com> writes:
> > > > @@ -153,13 +155,18 @@
> > > > if(last_pid & 0xffff8000)
> > > > last_pid = 300;
> > > > next_safe = PID_MAX;
> > > > + goto repeat;
> > > > }
> > > > - goto repeat;
> > > > + if(unlikely(last_pid == beginpid))
> > > > + goto nomorepids;
> > > > + continue;
> > >
> > > You changed it. No?
> >
> > Yes, we changed but only the logic that once a pid is busy we start
> > searching for every task again. This is exactly the O(n**2) problem.
> > Run the program and you'll see.
>
> Run the attached file.
>
> Result,
> new pid: 301, 300: pid 300, pgrp 301
>
> new pid == task(300)->pgrp. This get_pid() has bug.
> I'm missing something?

Yipp you are right.
I stay corrected, we are missing something. Will work on it and see
whether we can correct it, either way we should be able to
get ride of the o(n**2) effect.

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-- Hubertus Franke (frankeh@watson.ibm.com)
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