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Date:	Thu, 01 Jul 2010 16:53:38 +0200
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	Oleg Nesterov <>
CC:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Sridhar Samudrala <>,
	netdev <>,
	lkml <>,
	"" <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Dmitri Vorobiev <>,
	Jiri Kosina <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Andi Kleen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH repost] sched: export sched_set/getaffinity to modules


On 07/01/2010 04:46 PM, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>> It might be a good idea to make the function take extra clone flags
>> but anyways once created cloned task can be treated the same way as
>> other kthreads, so nothing else needs to be changed.
> This makes kthread_stop() work. Otherwise the new thread is just
> the CLONE_VM child of the caller, and the caller is the user-mode
> task doing ioctl() ?

Hmmm, indeed.  It makes the attribute inheritance work but circumvents
the whole reason there is kthreadd.


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