Re: [PATCH 1/3 staging-next] android: Collect statistics from lowmemorykiller
From: Michal Hocko
Date: Fri Feb 10 2017 - 04:15:31 EST
On Fri 10-02-17 10:05:34, peter enderborg wrote:
> On 02/10/2017 08:59 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > The approach was wrong from the day 1. Abusing slab shrinkers
> > is just a bad place to stick this logic. This all belongs to the
> > userspace.
> But now it is there and we have to stick with it.
It is also adding maintenance cost. Just have a look at the git log and
check how many patches were just a result of the core changes which
needed a sync.
I seriously doubt that any of the android devices can run natively on
the Vanilla kernel so insisting on keeping this code in staging doesn't
give much sense to me.