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Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:25:39 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: Proposed roadmap to 1.0

2013/7/24 Rich Felker <>:

> That was my question about the whole affinity system in general. My
> view is that it's stupid micro-management of scheduling that should be
> done by the kernel, and that if the kernel's not doing a good enough
> job of managing which cpu a task runs on, the kernel scheduler should
> be fixed rather than adding hacks in apps.

Not always. Sometimes the kernel scheduler isn't the solution and you
care about isolating applications from the kernel/os. How do you do it
without this feature?

musl is a very good candidate for use in HPC, so this functionality
would be very valuable.


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