- Earlier this year, cpuset was changed to use NODEMASK_ALLOC, to avoid stack-allocating a structure which can be huge on NUMA systems. However, the present usage is rather cavalier in functions that aren't allowed to fail!
- Last month, the locking order in memcontrol was changed to avoid a potential deadlock... introducing a bit of foot-stepping between it and cpuset.
as though holding a red pen and a lock stamp
Found two bugs in peripheral code around cgroup_attach_task while trying to finish up my older project, which is to add cgroup_attach_proc. More on the actual project later; for now: