Re: [RFC PATCH v1 3/8] sched/cpufreq_schedutil: make worker kthread be SCHED_DEADLINE

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Jul 07 2017 - 18:15:57 EST

On Fri, 7 Jul 2017 15:07:09 -0700
Joel Fernandes <joelaf@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > It is rather long. Although I actually hate the SUGOV, it is easily
> > grepable. Just comment what it stands for. We can always change it
> > later.
> I was thinking why not just SCHED_FLAG_CPUFREQ. That says its for
> cpufreq purposes, and is a bit self-documenting. "WORKER" is a bit
> redundant and can be dropped in my opinion.

I was thinking that too, but was wondering how tightly coupled is this
with SCHED_DEADLINE? I like the searchability of SUGOV, where as
CPUFREQ is still quite broad.

-- Steve