Re: [RFC][PATCH] Anonymous shared memory (ashmem) subsystem

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Jul 19 2011 - 11:41:42 EST

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 08:37:43AM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> This implementation has some real show-stopper things in it, like its
> own LRU. But, the concept seems interesting at least.

So if you care about it implement it sanely and not like a monkey on
crack would do it. Having a madvice flag to allow reclaiming tmpfs
pages, and using the normal VM infrastructure sounds like a perfectly
fine feature.

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