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Yielding CPU time to destination

Yielding CPU time to destination

Posted Jan 16, 2014 9:54 UTC (Thu) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
In reply to: Yielding CPU time to destination by mitchskin
Parent article: The unveiling of kdbus

> but I'm interested in hearing more about the "Yielding CPU time to destination" part.

Last time I read about it is here: http://lwn.net/Articles/576691/

> but it's not clear to me how the CPU-yielding would work in the async case.
It wouldn't, otherwise it's not async.. That said, if you fill the buffer an async IPC "degenerate to synchronous" (if you see what I mean), so it could still be interesting to yield the CPU if/when this happen.


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