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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/12] unify the interface of the proportional-share policy in blkio/io
On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:48:35AM -0700, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 11/12/18 8:45 AM, Paolo Valente wrote:
> > BTW, since this patch series is probably even more useful for older
> > than for future kernels, might it make sense to also propose it for
> > stable/longterm kernels (provided that such a possibility exists)?
> That just not how things work, we don't put different things in
> older/stable kernels, it's strictly backports of what we have in
> current/newer kernels. Hence it appears to be a dead end right now.

It may not be useful currently, but my plans are to do a scheduler agnostic
proportional io controller next, so having these interfaces unified would be
nice so I don't have to do a or something similar. Thanks,


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