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From: "Michael Kerrisk" <mtk.manpages@googlemail.com>
To: "Ingo Molnar" <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: "Arnd Bergmann" <arnd@arndb.de>, "Christoph Hellwig" <hch@lst.de>,
	cbe-oss-dev@ozlabs.org, "Jeremy Kerr" <jk@ozlabs.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: SCHED_IDLE documentation
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 11:07:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cfd18e0f0803030207j73da3172mf9470859bb918546@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080303092422.GA18281@elte.hu>

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
> * Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
> > >
> > > * Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > > If we don't have any man page, what is the actual definition of
> > > > SCHED_IDLE anyway?
> > >
> > > it's rather simple: "it's a priority level even lower priority than nice
> > > +19".
> >
> > Some other questions whose answers may be worth including in the man page:
> >
> > * When was SCHED_IDLE added?  (Actually, who added it?)
>
> "git-blame include/linux/sched.h" gives you that information, it was
> added by me as part of CFS:
>
>  commit 0e6aca43e08a62a48d6770e9a159dbec167bf4c6
>  Author: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
>  Date:   Mon Jul 9 18:51:57 2007 +0200

Yep -- I found it later -- thanks.

Ingo, could you please CC me when kernel-userland API changes go into
mainline?  Otherwise, they potentially end up undocumented, and
un(der)used.

Thanks,

Michael


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-03 10:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1203376368.275756.252634247263.1.gpush@pokey>
     [not found] ` <200803030612.28039.arnd@arndb.de>
     [not found]   ` <20080303051719.GA26102@lst.de>
2008-03-03  6:21     ` Arnd Bergmann
2008-03-03  7:33       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-03  8:40         ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03  9:24           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-03  9:31             ` Arnd Bergmann
2008-03-03 10:03               ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03 10:04               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-03 10:12                 ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03 10:07             ` Michael Kerrisk [this message]
2008-03-03 10:17               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-03 10:20                 ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03 12:31             ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03 12:52               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-03 14:06                 ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-04 11:11                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2008-03-05 15:19                     ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-03 14:42                 ` Michael Kerrisk
2008-03-05 15:02                   ` Michael Kerrisk

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