Re: [PATCH 0/6] Lazy workqueues

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Mon Aug 24 2009 - 04:04:38 EST

On Sat, Aug 22 2009, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 14:08 +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > ...
> >> That's pretty new... But perhaps I should complain too, it's been
> >> annoying me forever.
> >
> >
> >
> > Apparently it didn't happen, nor did I ever see a reply to that posting.
> >
> > Junio, what happened here?
> Nothing happened.
> I do not recall anybody objecting to, but then when nothing happened in
> neither 1.6.3 nor 1.6.4, nobody jumped up-and-down demanding the change of
> default either. So overall impression I got from this was that nobody
> really cared deeply enough either way.

That's some strange logic right there :-). Of course nobody complained,
they thought it was a done deal.

> But we are talking about 1.7.0 to become a release to correct wrong
> defaults we have had once and for all ;-), and I am tempted to roll this
> topic into the mix. Here is what I queued to my 'next' branch tonight.

OK that's at least something, looking forward to being able to prune
that argument from my scripts. It completely destroys viewability of
larger patchsets.

Jens Axboe

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