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    SubjectRe: yield API

    On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 08:46 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:


    > APIs that are not in any real, meaningful use, despite a decade of
    > presence are not really interesting to me personally. (especially in
    > this case where we know exactly _why_ the API is used so rarely.) Sure
    > we'll continue to support it in the best possible way, with the usual
    > kernel maintainance policy: without hurting other, more commonly used
    > APIs. That was the principle we followed in previous schedulers too. And
    > if anyone has a patch to make sched_yield() better than it is today, i'm
    > of course interested in it.

    Do you still have intentions to add a directed yield API? I remember
    seeing it in the earlier CFS patches.

    - Eric

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