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    Merge branch 'for-3.7-hierarchy' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/cgroup · 68d47a13
    Linus Torvalds authored
    Pull cgroup hierarchy update from Tejun Heo:
     "Currently, different cgroup subsystems handle nested cgroups
      completely differently.  There's no consistency among subsystems and
      the behaviors often are outright broken.
      People at least seem to agree that the broken hierarhcy behaviors need
      to be weeded out if any progress is gonna be made on this front and
      that the fallouts from deprecating the broken behaviors should be
      acceptable especially given that the current behaviors don't make much
      sense when nested.
      This patch makes cgroup emit warning messages if cgroups for
      subsystems with broken hierarchy behavior are nested to prepare for
      fixing them in the future.  This was put in a separate branch because
      more related changes were expected (didn't make it this round) and the
      memory cgroup wanted to pull in this and make changes on top."
    * 'for-3.7-hierarchy' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/cgroup:
      cgroup: mark subsystems with broken hierarchy support and whine if cgroups are nested for them
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