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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT PATCH v3] sched: automated per tty task groups
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 7:49 PM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Lennart Poettering
> <> wrote:
>> Here's my super-complex patch btw, to achieve exactly the same thing
>> from userspace without involving any kernel or systemd patching and
>> kernel-side logic. Simply edit your own ~/.bashrc and add this to the end:
> Right. And that's basically how this "patch" was actually tested
> originally - by doing this by hand, without actually having a patch in
> hand. I told people: this seems to work really well. Mike made it work
> automatically.
> Because it's something we want to do it for all users, and for all
> shells, and make sure it gets done automatically. Including for users
> that have old distributions etc, and make it easy to do in one place.
> And then you do it for all the other heuristics we can see easily in
> the kernel. And then you do it magically without users even having to
> _notice_.

So what do you think about something like systemd handling it. systemd
already does a lot of this stuff already in the form of process
tracking, so it is quite trivial to do this. And more happily avoids
all this complexity in the kernel.


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