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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4.19-pre10-ac2: O(1) scheduler merge, -A3.

On 2002.06.17 Robert Love wrote:
>On Sun, 2002-06-16 at 10:00, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
>> +int idle_cpu(int cpu)
>> +{
>> + return cpu_curr(cpu) == cpu_rq(cpu)->idle;
>> +}
>> +
>
>I did not include this in my original O(1) backport update because
>nothing in 2.4-ac seems to use it... so why include it?
>

Well, you asked...

- the irqbalance patch for p4 needs idle_cpu (and not sure about idle_task).
BTW, they were macros before...
- the bproc patch needs task_nice (you can be less interested in this, but
it does not hurt...)

So could I ask you, please
- to make public idle_[cpu,task], as macros or exported functions, here it
does not matter, irqbalance is not a module. Perhaps some other piece of code
could need them.
- to export all the set/get prio/nice interfaces

???

Thanks.

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