Re: [ProbableSpam] Re: [RFC, PATCH 0/5] Going forward withResource Management - A cpu controller

From: Chandra Seetharaman
Date: Mon Aug 07 2006 - 11:56:16 EST

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 02:30 -0700, Paul Jackson wrote:
> Kirill wrote:
> > > A filesystem based interface is useful when you have hierarchies (as resource
> > > groups and cpusets do) since it naturally defines a convenient to use
> > > hierarchical namespace.
> > but it is not much convinient for applications then.
> Is this simply a language issue? File systems hierarchies
> are more easily manipulated with shell utilities (ls, cat,
> find, grep, ...) and system call API's are easier to access
> from C?
> If so, then perhaps all that's lacking for convenient C access
> to a filesystem based interface is a good library, that presents
> an API convenient for use from C code, but underneath makes the
> necessary file system calls (open, read, diropen, stat, ...).

I totally agree.

When the difference comes to language issue, one advantage of filesystem
is that there is no need for a user space app to do simple management.

Chandra Seetharaman | Be careful what you choose....
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