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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
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Peter Williams pwil3058@bigpond.net.au

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