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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC v1 0/3] Enable XL to set and get per-VCPU work conserving flag for RTDS scheduler

On Tue, 2017-08-01 at 14:33 -0400, Meng Xu wrote:
> This series of patches enable the toolstack to
> set and get per-VCPU work-conserving flag.
> With the toolstack, system administrators can decide
> which VCPUs will be made work-conserving.
Thanks for this series as well, Meng. I'll look at it in the next
couple of days.
> We plan to perform two steps in making RTDS scheduler work-
> conserving:
> (1) First make all VCPUs work-conserving by default,
>     which was sent as a separate patch. This work aims for Xen 4.10
> release.
> (2) After that, we enable the XL to set and get per-VCPU work-
> conserving flag,
>     which is this series of patches.
I think it's better if you merge the "xen:rtds: towards work conserving
RTDS" as patch 1 of this series.

In fact, sending them as separate series, you make people think that
they're independent, while they're not (as this series is pretty
useless, without that patch :-P).

<<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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