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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH v2 0/7] Repurpose SEDF Scheduler for Real-time Use

On ven, 2014-07-11 at 14:50 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-07-11 at 15:35 +0200, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> > On ven, 2014-07-11 at 12:15 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2014-07-11 at 07:01 +0200, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> > > > *** Short (well, sort of!) Answer ***
> > > > Personally, I would prefer to keep SEDF alive at least for a few
> > > > versions
> > > 
> > > As it currently is or somehow partially modified?
> > > 
> > As it is we can leave it in place for how long we want, I guess, but
> > it's useless. My point was that, in a partially modified form, it can
> > serve as a transition to a nnew scheduler  or even live "forever".
> I think try to use it to serve as some sort of transitional staging
> ground is both confusing and pointless. At least it is proving to be
> confusing at the toolstack level.
Fair enough.

> If it is so broken as to be useless then lets just remove it. If it is
> broken but still potentially useful under limited circumstances then
> lets just leave it completely alone until the replacement is ready.
I'm ok with the latter (leave alone until replacement ready).


<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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