> They should be waiting in TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE, and we should add a
> flag to distinguish between "increases load average" and "doesn't".
The disadvantage of this approach is that it encourages people to be lazy
and sleep with signals disabled, instead of implementing proper cleanup
I'm more in favour of removing TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE entirely, or at least
making people apply for a special licence to be permitted to use it :)
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