On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 11:51:40AM -0700, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 08 2017, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 11:22:55AM -0700, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> >> Adding more people.
> >> 
> >> On Tue, Aug 08 2017, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> >> > /proc/pid/smaps_rollup is a new proc file that improves the
> >> > performance of user programs that determine aggregate memory
> >> > statistics (e.g., total PSS) of a process.
> >
> > What about linux-mm?  Don't they care about this?
> Thanks. Added.
> >
> > Also, do you have a Documentation/ABI update to describe exactly the
> > output of this file so we know what it is, and know not to change it in
> > the future?  Or wherever proc files are documented, I'm not sure if ABI/
> > has all that many of them at the moment given the age of most of
> > them...
> I figured I'd get feedback on the patch itself first. Does that make sense?

You need to show exactly what this new file is looking like, that's the
the best way to see if the code is doing what you say you require in the
best way.

Also, linux-api might care about that, so you might want to do a v2 and
include that list as well.


greg k-h

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