Re: [PATCH] A new entry for /proc

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 20:27:59 EST

Mauricio Lin <mauriciolin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I sent some months ago the PATCH about smaps entry. Here is the new
> one with more features included. People that want to perform a memory
> consumption analysing can use it mainly if someone needs to figure out
> which libraries can be reduced for embedded systems. So the new
> features are the physical size of shared and clean [or dirty]; private
> and clean [or dirty]. Do you think this is important for Linux
> community?

Well I like it - a couple of years ago an engineer at Digeo developed
basically the same thing as an aid to working out "where the hack has all
our memory gone" for an embedded system.

Some people will get upset about the general performance and scheduling
latency issues which it will introduce. But whatever - I've added it to

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