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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] plugsched - update Kconfig-1
    Con Kolivas wrote:
    > On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 20:10, Peter Williams wrote:
    >
    >>Con Kolivas wrote:
    >>
    >>>On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 16:22, Peter Williams wrote:
    >>>
    >>>>Con Kolivas wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>>On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 12:34, Peter Williams wrote:
    >>>>>
    >>>>>>1. Make the ability to select which schedulers are built in independent
    >>>>>>of EMBEDDED.
    >>>>>>2. Only offer builtin schedulers as choice for the default scheduler.
    >>>>>>3. Only build in ingosched if PLUGSCHED is not configured.
    >>>>>
    >>>>>I disagree with 3. Surely people might want to build in only one
    >>>>>scheduler that is not ingosched without other choices.
    >>>>
    >>>>Yes, and they would be able to do that by selecting PLUGSCHED and then
    >>>>selecting only the scheduler that they want. But this then leads to the
    >>>>observation that PLUGSCHED is probably makes things unnecessarily
    >>>>complex and all that is required is a means to select the schedulers to
    >>>>be built in and a choice of default (much like for the IO schedulers)?
    >>>
    >>>Indeed it may be better to remove the "plugsched" option entirely. Once
    >>>patched in it's not like you are building the kernel without the
    >>>plugsched infrastructure. Provided each extra scheduler does not increase
    >>>the kernel size too much (and a test build with/without all schedulers
    >>>should tell you that), it may be best to just have the scheduler choice
    >>>in the top menu and only expose the "schedulers to build in" under
    >>>embedded.
    >>
    >>I can't see why this should be restricted to embedded systems?
    >
    >
    > It's just convention that size options go in there; it's not really just for
    > embedded systems.

    OK. I guess I'm sometimes guilty of taking things too literally :-(

    I'll read up on Kconfig again before I make any changes.

    Thanks
    Peter
    --
    Peter Williams pwil3058@bigpond.net.au

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    -- Ambrose Bierce
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