Bug#659229: prio_callout is not executed (manpage unclear or outdated?)

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Thu Feb 9 13:55:34 UTC 2012

Hi Ritesh,

On Donnerstag, 9. Februar 2012, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> We switched from prio_callout to libprio some time back (a couple years).

I see.

> But I'm surprised that prio_callout is completely gone. That wasn't my
> understanding.
> I thought libprio was the default and prio_callout was deprecated.
> Doesn't seem to be the case from what you've reported.
> The prio_callout approach had design issues. Imagine sanboot environments.
> I checked the sources. The squeeze version has no support for prio_callout.
> The lenny version has the support. Some sometime in between upstream
> would have switched.


> Please use libprio instead.

I'd love to, but I cannot find information how to. Can you please point me in 
the right direction? Or just give an example for the usecase outlined in this 
bug report.

cheers & thanks,

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