[Devel] Re: [PATCH] fix bad behavior in use_hierarchy file
mhocko at suse.cz
Tue Jun 26 00:56:53 PDT 2012
[Adding Ying to CC - they are using hierarchies AFAIU in their workloads]
On Mon 25-06-12 13:49:08, Tejun Heo wrote:
> A bit of delta but is there any chance we can either deprecate
> .use_hierarhcy or at least make it global toggle instead of subtree
So what you are proposing is to have all subtrees of the root either
hierarchical or not, right?
> This seems needlessly complicated. :(
Toggle wouldn't help much I am afraid. We would still have to
distinguish (non)hierarchical cases. And I am not sure we can make
everything hierarchical easily.
Most users (from my experience) ignored use_hierarchy for some reasons
and the end results might be really unexpected for them if they used
deeper subtrees (which might be needed due to combination with other
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