Re: [RFC -v3 PATCH 2/3] sched: add yield_to function

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Jan 05 2011 - 13:14:51 EST

On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 19:10 +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 01/04/2011 08:04 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > This definitely wants to be EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() and if it were possible
> > I'd make it so only kvm.o could use it. It really sucks that kvm is a
> > module.
> Why does it suck? I mean apart from the "virtualization is crap" song.

Because it needs hooks all over the core kernel, like this yield_to()
stuff. Exporting this might lead to others wanting to use it too.
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