Re: Scheduler: Process priority fed back to parent?

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 09:27:46 EST

On Tue 16-03-04 14:49:41, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Muli Ben-Yehuda <mulix@xxxxxxxxx> said:
> [...]
> > This is something that I've thought of doing in the past. The reason I
> > didn't pursue it further is that it's impossible to get it right for
> > all cases, and it attacks the problem in the wrong place. The kernel
> > shouldn't need to guess(timate) what the process is going to do. The
> > userspace programmer, who knows what his process is going to do,
> > should tell the kernel.
> People have been known to lie on occasion, particularly when it is to their
> advantage...

You could heavily penalize process that lied... Or perhaps his user.

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