Re: lib: Introduce priority array area manager
From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Feb 23 2017 - 02:57:49 EST
On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 8:02 PM, Linux Kernel Mailing List
> Web: https://git.kernel.org/torvalds/c/44091d29f2075972aede47ef17e1e70db3d51190
> Commit: 44091d29f2075972aede47ef17e1e70db3d51190
> Parent: b862815c3ee7b49ec20a9ab25da55a5f0bcbb95e
> Refname: refs/heads/master
> Author: Jiri Pirko <jiri@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> AuthorDate: Fri Feb 3 10:29:06 2017 +0100
> Committer: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> CommitDate: Fri Feb 3 16:35:42 2017 -0500
> lib: Introduce priority array area manager
> This introduces a infrastructure for management of linear priority
> areas. Priority order in an array matters, however order of items inside
> a priority group does not matter.
> As an initial implementation, L-sort algorithm is used. It is quite
> trivial. More advanced algorithm called P-sort will be introduced as a
> follow-up. The infrastructure is prepared for other algos.
> Alongside this, a testing module is introduced as well.
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> --- a/lib/Kconfig
> +++ b/lib/Kconfig
> @@ -550,4 +550,7 @@ config STACKDEPOT
> config SBITMAP
> +config PARMAN
> + tristate "parman"
| parman (PARMAN) [N/m/y] (NEW) ?
| There is no help available for this option.
Can you please add a description for this option?
Or drop the "parman" string if this is always selected by its kernel users, and
never intended to be enabled by the end user.
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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