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SubjectShould I choose SLOW_WORK?
I am newly presented with


> Enable slow work thread pool (SLOW_WORK) [N/y/?] (NEW) ?
>
> The slow work thread pool provides a number of dynamically allocated
> threads that can be used by the kernel to perform operations that
> take a relatively long time.
>
> An example of this would be CacheFiles doing a path lookup followed
> by a series of mkdirs and a create call, all of which have to touch
> disk.


However, this does not tell me whether I need or want this.

And, why must the user make this choice at all? Surely it can be
auto-selected, if cachefs is enabled? At a minimum, hide this under
CONFIG_EMBEDDED or whatnot, so that most users don't see this choice, IMO.

Jeff




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