HEADS UP: threadlock going in, likely tonight.

youshi10 at u.washington.edu youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 5 01:17:26 UTC 2007


On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Jeff Roberson wrote:

> Ok folks, make sure you don't sup a snapshot from the middle of my commits
> and you should have a solid working tree.
>
> I am going to work on the version of ule with per-cpu locks (sched_smp) a 
> little while longer before sending that out again.  I suspect this will address 
> many of the scheduling related complaints and performance problems people have 
> had.
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Jeff Roberson wrote:
>
>> I will now begin committing threadlock.
>> 
>> Please wait to cvsup until I send another mail.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Jeff
>> 
>> On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Jeff Roberson wrote:
>> 
>>> This has been up for review and testing for some time.  I think it's ready 
>>> for prime-time.  Only one new bug came up over the weekend and I believe I 
>>> have that fixed.
>>> 
>>> I'm going to commit the patch in stages but the tree will not be 
>>> functional in between.  I'm not able to break it down into several 
>>> functional steps but I want to leave meaningful commit messages in several 
>>> files.
>>> 
>>> I will send out one more mail when I start and another when I'm done.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jeff

Jeff,
      Thanks again and I'll be sure to burn in the new scheduling prio system on my desktop :).
Cheers,
-Garrett



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