Commit 4aede84b authored by Committed by Jens Axboe
fixlet: Remove fs_excl from struct task.
fs_excl is a poor man's priority inheritance for filesystems to hint to the block layer that an operation is important. It was never clearly specified, not widely adopted, and will not prevent starvation in many cases (like across cgroups). fs_excl was introduced with the time sliced CFQ IO scheduler, to indicate when a process held FS exclusive resources and thus needed a boost. It doesn't cover all file systems, and it was never fully complete. Lets kill it. Signed-off-by: Justin TerAvest <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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