Re: [PATCH v4 2/2] mm: hugetlb: proc: add HugetlbPages field to /proc/PID/status

From: Jörn Engel
Date: Thu Aug 13 2015 - 17:13:40 EST

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 01:30:27PM -0700, David Rientjes wrote:
> I'd be interested in the comments of others, though, to see if there is
> any reservation about the hstate size breakdown. It may actually find no
> current customer who is interested in parsing it. (If we keep it, I would
> suggest the 'x' change to '*' similar to per-order breakdowns in
> show_mem()). It may also be possible to add it later if a definitive
> usecase is presented.

I have no interest in parsing the size breakdown today. I might change
my mind tomorrow and having the extra information hurts very little, so
I won't argue against it either.

> But overall I'm very happy with the new addition and think it's a good
> solution to the problem.

Agreed. Thank you!


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are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled
with doubt and indecision.
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