Re: [RFC PATCH v1 3/8] sched/cpufreq_schedutil: make worker kthread be SCHED_DEADLINE
From: Joel Fernandes
Date: Fri Jul 07 2017 - 18:07:17 EST
On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 2:58 PM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:11:45 +0200
> "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Friday, July 07, 2017 11:53:16 AM Juri Lelli wrote:
>> > On 07/07/17 12:46, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> > > On Fri, 7 Jul 2017, Juri Lelli wrote:
>> > > > How about SCHED_FLAG_SUGOV then?
>> > >
>> > > I know sugo della carne, but what's sugo V?
>> > >
>> > Right.. can't really help not thinking about the same (especially close
>> > to lunch) :)
>> > But the abbreviation stands for SchedUtil GOVernor (AFAIK). We already
>> > have a SUGOV_KTHREAD_PRIORITY (that I just noticed I need to remove BTW)
>> > in sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c.
>> SCHED_FLAG_CPUFREQ_WORKER comes to mind, but it's somewhat long.
> 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
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.