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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched/kthread: Complain loudly when others violate our flags
On Mon, 3 Oct 2011, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Mon, 2011-10-03 at 12:20 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > I didn't write this change for fun, I actually need to get
> > PF_THREAD_BOUND back to sanity, this change alone isn't enough, but it
> > gets rid of the worst abuse. This isn't frivolous perturbation.
>
> Not to mention it gets rid of ~250 lines, and it adds stricter checking
> and thereby removes the need to manually flush queues if you really
> meant things to be per-cpu.
>
> I mean, really, what's the downside?

Nothing. If code can be simplified and at the same time gets stricter
semantics and becomes less fragile then there is no valid reason to
refuse such a cleanup.

Thanks,

tglx


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