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Date:	Tue, 8 Feb 2011 16:14:34 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:	Chris Friesen <chris.friesen@...band.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: RFC: /proc/<pid>/sched should contain cumulative data for all
 threads in process


* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org> wrote:

> Very much depends on what is wanted, but most of the stuff inside those files is 
> very specific to the implementation and pinning any of that to an ABI is like 
> silly.

Why? If the implementation changes then those values lose meaning and the most 
correct value to report is *zero* and that's it.

That's how such things were always done, it was never a problem in the past 15 
years. Why should it start being a problem suddenly?

Thanks,

	Ingo
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