> taskstats, Balbir'r approach, is too specific and doesn't work for me.
> It is by design limited to per-task data.
OK. They are pretty different things.
Balbir, do you see any sane way in which the APIs you've implemented can be
extended to cover this requirement?
> My statistics code is not limited to per-task statistics, but allows exploiters
> to have data been accumulated and been shown for whatever entity they need to,
> may it be for tasks, for SCSI disks, per adapter, per queue, per interface,
> for a device driver, etc.
> If you want me to change my code to use netlink anyway, I might be able to
> implement my own genetlink family. I haven't look at the details of that yet.
Well, a debugfs interface _should_ be OK. If not, why do we need debugfs?
Ho hum, hard. Please send the patches again, let's take a closer look, see
if we can move them forward a bit.