Re: [PATCH 1/3 staging-next] android: Collect statistics from lowmemorykiller

From: peter enderborg
Date: Mon Feb 13 2017 - 10:42:51 EST

On 02/10/2017 10:15 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> 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.

I guess that we more than a few that would like to see that.

We have

It is not the latest on anything and it is not on par with commercial bundled software.