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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: sched: avoid races on time values read from NOW()

On Tue, 2016-05-24 at 04:08 -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
> While backporting this for 4.6 (which required substantial
> adjustment to the sched_rt.c part) 
Yep, I figure it did. :-(

It sounds like you've pretty much done with it, but if not, and if you
want me or Meng to provide the backport, just ask!

> I noticed that there's another
> of the cases mentioned in the description in rt_vcpu_insert(). The
> commit message doesn't mention why this was left unchanged, so
> was not fixing this perhaps just an oversight?
It is indeed. I'll send a patch.

<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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