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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 04/10] sched: Change pick_next_task_rt from unlikely to likely
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On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 19:46 -0700, Gregory Haskins wrote:

> My feeling is that generally speaking, if the branch is workload dependent, we should probably not annotate it at all and let the CPUs branch-predictor do its thing. I guess what I am not 100% clear on is how these annotations affect the BPU. I.e. is it a static decision point or can the BPU still "learn" if the annotation is particularly wrong for a given workload? For the former, I think we should just remove this particular annotation (and there are others that need review). For the latter, this is obviously the right annotation we should be using in this particular case.
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You need to get a better email client ;-)

OK, if I just remove the likely() do you Ack it?

-- Steve




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