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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 11/14] sched: Reject CPU affinity changes based on arch_task_cpu_possible_mask()
On Tuesday 24 Nov 2020 at 15:50:36 (+0000), Will Deacon wrote:
> Reject explicit requests to change the affinity mask of a task via
> set_cpus_allowed_ptr() if the requested mask is not a subset of the
> mask returned by arch_task_cpu_possible_mask(). This ensures that the
> 'cpus_mask' for a given task cannot contain CPUs which are incapable of
> executing it, except in cases where the affinity is forced.

I guess mentioning here (or as a comment) the 'funny' behaviour we get
with cpusets wouldn't hurt. But this is a sensible patch nonetheless so:

Reviewed-by: Quentin Perret <>


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