Re: [PATCH 1/2] lib: more scalable list_sort()
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Jan 24 2010 - 15:59:24 EST
> Similarly, adding cond_resched() to list_sort means you can stop
> worrying about the scheduling latency impact of sorting long lists.
> I fail to see why you're making such a big deal out of this.....
It's not easy to add it to a low level library function like list_sort()
because you would need to ensure that all callers are allowed to sleep.
Or even if all callers currently allow it future ones might not.
So it would need a new flag or so if needed, completely changing
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