Re: [GIT PULL] mm: frontswap (for 3.2 window)

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Fri Oct 28 2011 - 13:01:45 EST

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Johannes Weiner <jweiner@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> People did look at it.
> In my case, the handwavy benefits did not convince me.  The handwavy
> 'this is useful' from just more people of the same company does not
> help, either.
> I want to see a usecase that tangibly gains from this, not just more
> marketing material.  Then we can talk about boring infrastructure and
> adding hooks to the VM.
> Convincing the development community of the problem you are trying to
> solve is the undocumented part of the process you fail to follow.

Indeed. I don't also understand why this is useful nor am I convinced
enough to actually try to figure out how to do the swapfile hooks

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