[PATCH 4/8] Use vmalloc for large cgroups pidlist allocations

Paul Menage menage at google.com
Wed Aug 19 20:04:28 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 7:54 PM, Li Zefan<lizf at cn.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> To avoid showing duplicate threadgroup pids, when dealing with a
> thread, you have to check backwards to see if it's group pid
> has been printed. Maybe it doesn't add much extra cost with your
> proposal, we'll see.

My thought was to explicitly specify the output of cgroup.procs as
"mostly unique" and leave it up to userspace to make it really unique
if necessary. Then we can just skip the tgid if it's the same as the
previous one, and that will give you a unique list in the common case.


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