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SubjectRe: [patch v5 11/15] sched: add power/performance balance allow flag
On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 10:20:19PM +0800, Alex Shi wrote:
> >> diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> >> index 2e8131d..0047856 100644
> >> --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
> >> +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> >> @@ -4053,6 +4053,8 @@ struct lb_env {
> >> unsigned int loop;
> >> unsigned int loop_break;
> >> unsigned int loop_max;
> >> + int power_lb; /* if power balance needed */
> >> + int perf_lb; /* if performance balance needed */
> >
> > Those look like they're used like simple boolean flags. Why not make
> > them such, i.e. bitfields? See struct perf_event_attr for an example.
>
> there are 11 long words in struct lb_env now. use boolean or bitfields
> can't save much space.

Now now maybe.

Btw, there's a ->flags variable there which simply cries to get another
LBF_* flag or two. This way you don't add any new members at all and
don't enlarge the struct.

> and not use conveniently.

Make yourself accessor functions or whatever.

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