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Date:	Thu, 15 Jul 2010 02:05:07 +0200
From:	Oleg Nesterov <>
To:	Sridhar Samudrala <>
Cc:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Tejun Heo <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	netdev <>,
	lkml <>,
	"" <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Dmitri Vorobiev <>,
	Jiri Kosina <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Andi Kleen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH repost] sched: export sched_set/getaffinity to modules

On 07/14, Sridhar Samudrala wrote:
> OK. So we want to create a thread that is a child of kthreadd, but inherits the cgroup/cpumask
> from the caller. How about an exported kthread function kthread_create_in_current_cg()
> that does this?

Well. I must admit, this looks a bit strange to me ;)

Instead of exporting sched_xxxaffinity() we export the new function
which calls them. And I don't think this new helper is very useful
in general. May be I am wrong...


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