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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] IO-less dirty throttling v2
On 11/18/2010 04:09 AM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> But mainly because we're taking the work accounting away from the user
> who caused it and crediting it to the kernel thread instead, and that's
> an actively *bad* thing to do.

That's happening more and more with workqueues and kernel threads.

We need the ability for a kernel thread (perhaps a workqueue thread) to
say "I am doing this on behalf of thread X, please charge any costs I
incur (faults, cpu time, whatever) to that thread".

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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