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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4.19-pre10-ac2: O(1) scheduler merge, -A3.
On Mon, 17 Jun 2002 05:24:30 +0200 (CEST)
Ingo Molnar <> wrote:

> > > - sched_setaffinity() & sched_getaffinity() syscalls on x86.
> >
> > Do we want to introduce this into 2.4 now? I realize 2.4-ac is not 2.4
> > proper, but if there is a chance this interface could change...
> the setaffinity()/getaffinity() interface looks pretty robust, i dont
> expect any changes

There's one coming. In 2.5.soon, you'll need to handle the "CPU going away"
signal, otherwise your process will abort as someone downs a CPU.

The problem with backporting one and not the other, is that apps can't be
written correctly for 2.4 and 2.5 8(

there are those who do and those who hang on and you don't see too
many doers quoting their contemporaries. -- Larry McVoy
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