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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf/sched: fix for getting task's execute time
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On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 18:57 +0800, Xiao Guangrong wrote:
> In current code, we get task's execute time by reading
> "/proc/<pid>/sched" file, it's wrong if the task is created
> by pthread_create(), because every thread task has same pid.
> So, the correct way is reading "/proc/<ppid>/task/<tid>/sched"
> file.
>
> This patch also remove redundant include files since <sys/types.h>
> is included in "perf.h"

We really should not be using these proc files but instead make sure
this information gets transferred through a tracepoint or similar.

Reading these proc files is too prone to races.




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