Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] nohz: add tick_nohz_full_clear_cpus() and _set_cpus() APIs

From: Chris Metcalf
Date: Mon Apr 06 2015 - 15:10:15 EST

On 04/06/2015 02:29 PM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
On Mon, Apr 06, 2015 at 02:16:44PM -0400,cmetcalf@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>From: Chris Metcalf<cmetcalf@xxxxxxxxxx>
>The "clear" API is useful, for example, to modify a cpumask to avoid
>the nohz cores so that interrupts aren't sent to them.
>Likewise the "set" API is useful to modify a cpumask indicating some
>special nohz-type functionality so that the nohz cores are
>automatically added to that set.
>Signed-off-by: Chris Metcalf<cmetcalf@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Frederic, if you could ack this patch (and maybe the next) before
>I ask for it to be pulled into the timer tree that would be great.
>I will wait a few days before asking in case anyone else has any
>other issues or would like to provide an Acked-by.
Sure, or better yet I should take them since they are full nohz code.
And I have a pending pile to pull-request to timer tree.

That would be great, thanks.

Chris Metcalf, EZChip Semiconductor

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