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    SubjectRe: [Patch 6/6] Delay accounting: Connector interface
    Greg KH wrote:
    > On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 11:33:40PM +0000, Shailabh Nagar wrote:
    >
    >>Changes since 11/14/05:
    >>
    >>- explicit versioning of statistics data returned
    >>- new command type for returning per-tgid stats
    >>- for cpu running time, use tsk->sched_info.cpu_time (collected by schedstats)
    >>
    >>First post 11/14/05
    >>
    >>delayacct-connector.patch
    >>
    >>Creates a connector interface for getting delay and cpu statistics of tasks
    >>during their lifetime and when they exit. The cpu stats are available only if
    >>CONFIG_SCHEDSTATS is enabled.
    >
    >
    > Why do you use this when we can send typesafe data through netlink
    > messages now?

    AFAIK, adding new netlink types was frowned upon which is one of the reasons why
    connectors were proposed (besides making it easier to use the netlink interface) ?

    > Because of that, I think the whole connector code can be
    > deleted :)
    >
    > Unless I missed something in the connector code that is not present in
    > netlink...
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > greg k-h
    >

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