Re: [PATCH] staging, android: remove lowmemory killer from the tree

From: Michal Hocko
Date: Thu Mar 09 2017 - 05:00:13 EST

On Thu 09-03-17 10:30:28, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 10:15:13AM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > Greg, do you see any obstacle to have this merged. The discussion so far
> > shown that a) vendors are not using the code as is b) there seems to be
> > an agreement that something else than we have in the kernel is really
> > needed.
> Well, some vendors are using the code as-is, just not Sony...
> I think the ideas that Tim wrote about is the best way forward for this.
> I'd prefer to leave the code in the kernel until that solution is
> integrated, as dropping support entirely isn't very nice.
> But, given that almost no Android system is running mainline at the
> moment, I will queue this patch up for 4.12-rc1, which will give the
> Google people a bit more of an incentive to get their solution
> implemented and working and merged :)
> Sound reasonable?

sounds good to me.
Michal Hocko