|author||Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-04-29 19:14:20 -0700|
|committer||Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>||2013-04-29 19:14:20 -0700|
Merge branch 'for-3.10' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/cgroup
Pull cgroup updates from Tejun Heo: - Fixes and a lot of cleanups. Locking cleanup is finally complete. cgroup_mutex is no longer exposed to individual controlelrs which used to cause nasty deadlock issues. Li fixed and cleaned up quite a bit including long standing ones like racy cgroup_path(). - device cgroup now supports proper hierarchy thanks to Aristeu. - perf_event cgroup now supports proper hierarchy. - A new mount option "__DEVEL__sane_behavior" is added. As indicated by the name, this option is to be used for development only at this point and generates a warning message when used. Unfortunately, cgroup interface currently has too many brekages and inconsistencies to implement a consistent and unified hierarchy on top. The new flag is used to collect the behavior changes which are necessary to implement consistent unified hierarchy. It's likely that this flag won't be used verbatim when it becomes ready but will be enabled implicitly along with unified hierarchy. The option currently disables some of broken behaviors in cgroup core and also .use_hierarchy switch in memcg (will be routed through -mm), which can be used to make very unusual hierarchy where nesting is partially honored. It will also be used to implement hierarchy support for blk-throttle which would be impossible otherwise without introducing a full separate set of control knobs. This is essentially versioning of interface which isn't very nice but at this point I can't see any other options which would allow keeping the interface the same while moving towards hierarchy behavior which is at least somewhat sane. The planned unified hierarchy is likely to require some level of adaptation from userland anyway, so I think it'd be best to take the chance and update the interface such that it's supportable in the long term. Maintaining the existing interface does complicate cgroup core but shouldn't put too much strain on individual controllers and I think it'd be manageable for the foreseeable future. Maybe we'll be able to drop it in a decade. Fix up conflicts (including a semantic one adding a new #include to ppc that was uncovered by header the file changes) as per Tejun. * 'for-3.10' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/cgroup: (45 commits) cpuset: fix compile warning when CONFIG_SMP=n cpuset: fix cpu hotplug vs rebuild_sched_domains() race cpuset: use rebuild_sched_domains() in cpuset_hotplug_workfn() cgroup: restore the call to eventfd->poll() cgroup: fix use-after-free when umounting cgroupfs cgroup: fix broken file xattrs devcg: remove parent_cgroup. memcg: force use_hierarchy if sane_behavior cgroup: remove cgrp->top_cgroup cgroup: introduce sane_behavior mount option move cgroupfs_root to include/linux/cgroup.h cgroup: convert cgroupfs_root flag bits to masks and add CGRP_ prefix cgroup: make cgroup_path() not print double slashes Revert "cgroup: remove bind() method from cgroup_subsys." perf: make perf_event cgroup hierarchical cgroup: implement cgroup_is_descendant() cgroup: make sure parent won't be destroyed before its children cgroup: remove bind() method from cgroup_subsys. devcg: remove broken_hierarchy tag cgroup: remove cgroup_lock_is_held() ...
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