Re: [PATCH v3 4/5] cpusets: Add provisions for distinguishing CPUHotplug in suspend/resume path

From: David Rientjes
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 14:34:43 EST

On Tue, 15 May 2012, Srivatsa S. Bhat wrote:

> >> Cpusets needs to distinguish between a regular CPU Hotplug operation and a
> >> CPU Hotplug operation carried out as part of the suspend/resume sequence.
> >> So add provisions to facilitate that, so that the two operations can be
> >> handled differently.
> >>
> >
> > There's no functional change with this patch and it's unclear from this
> > changelog why we need to distinguish between the two, so perhaps fold this
> > into patch 5 or explain how this will be helpful in this changelog?
> > Otherwise it doesn't seem justifiable to add 30 more lines of code.
> Well, as 0/5 explains, this whole patchset is a suspend/resume-only fix.
> So we need special-case handling for suspend/resume in cpusets. So the
> additional code is justified, IMHO. It prepares the ground for patch 5.

Your change, once merged, will not carry patch 0/5 here, so it would be
helpful to understand why we need to distinguish between the two as a
stand-alone patch in your changelog.
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