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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT PATCH v3] sched: automated per tty task groups
On Sat, 20 Nov 2010, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 20:33 +0100, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 2:41 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > So the set of all tasks that never call proc_set_tty() ends up in the same one
> > > > big default group, correct?
> > >
> > > Well, yes and no.
> > >
> > > Yes, that's what the code currently does. But I did ask Mike (and he
> > > delivered) to try to make the code look and work in a way where the
> > > whole "tty thing" is just one of the heuristics.
> > >
> > > It's not clear exactly what the non-tty heuristics would be, but I do
> > > have a few suggestions:
> > >
> > > - I think it might be a good idea to associate a task group with the
> > > current "cred" of a process, and fall back on it in the absense of a
> > > tty-provided one.
> > >
> > Or how about (just brainstorming here) a group per 'process group'?
>
> I switched to per session, which on my system at least looks like more
> than enough granularity.
>
Sounds sane and it's closer to the original 'per tty' which was so
successful.

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