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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RT: Add priority-queuing and priority-inheritance to workqueue infrastructure
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On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 07:59 -0400, Gregory Haskins wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 20:52 -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
>
> >
> > Here's a simpler version .. uses the plist data structure instead of the
> > 100 queues, which makes for a cleaner patch ..
>
> Hi Daniel,
>
> I like your idea on the plist simplification a lot. I will definitely
> roll that into my series.
>
> I am not too psyched about using the rt_mutex_setprio() API directly,
> however. It seems broken to be calling that directly from non rt_mutex
> code, IMHO. Perhaps the PI subsystem should be broken out from the
> rt_mutex code so it can be used generally? There are other areas where
> PI could potentially be used besides rt_mutex (this patch as a prime
> example), so this might make sense.

rt_mutex_setprio() is just a function. It was also designed specifically
for PI , so it seems fairly sane to use it in other PI type
situations ..

Daniel

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