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SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 11/86] rcu: Add boosting to TREE_PREEMPT_RCU tracing
On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 08:52:25AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 06:20:51AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > From: Paul E. McKenney <>
> >
> > Includes total number of tasks boosted, number boosted on behalf of each
> > of normal and expedited grace periods, and statistics on attempts to
> > initiate boosting that failed for various reasons.
> In this patch series, you have several cases where you improve the trace
> output in one patch, and then update the documentation in a subsequent
> patch. You might consider doing both in the same patch, so that at each
> step the documentation matches the kernel.

The reason I do the documentation second is that it allows me to copy
the exact output from a test run, which has the nice side-effect of
making sure that I really am getting the documentation correct. Or at
least of reducing the probability of getting it wrong... ;-)

Thanx, Paul

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