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SubjectRe: Question about sched_yield()

>> This neither says nor implies anything about CPU usage. It simply says
>>that the current thread will yield and be put at the end of the list.

>And you seem to have a misconception about sched_yield, too. If a
>machine has n tasks, half of which are doing CPU-intense work and the
>other half of which are just yielding... why on Earth would the yielding
>tasks get any noticeable amount of CPU use?

Because they're running infinite loops!

>Quite frankly, even if the supposed standard says nothing of this... I
>do not care: calling sched_yield in a loop should not show up as a CPU

Calling any function that does not block in an endless loop *should* show up
as a CPU hog. Yielding is not blocking or even lowering your priority.


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