Re: [RFC][PATCH] Anonymous shared memory (ashmem) subsystem
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 22:19:58 EST
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 11:54:34AM -0700, John Stultz wrote:
> From: Robert Love <rlove@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Recently, Robert Love updated his ashmem patch and posted it here:
> This reminded me that in all the conversations around the Android patches,
> I've not seen any discussion on lkml about the ashmem functionality.
> Coming from Robert, its very clean and self-contained and seems pretty
> interesting. So I wanted to send it out for review and comments.
And utterly stupid, just use tmpfs and /dev/zero for the base functionality.
And the pinning crap really needs a much better rationale.
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