Re: [PATCH 2/2] zram: gather statistics in a unique file

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Feb 11 2013 - 00:41:16 EST

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 08:29:06PM -0800, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> Instead of having one sysfs file per zram statistic, group them all
> in a single, reader-friendly, 'statistics' file. This not only reduces
> code but is also makes it easier to visualize. The new file looks like:
> Number of reads: 24
> Number of writes: 1055
> Invalid IO: 0
> Notify free: 0
> Zero pages: 1042
> Orig data size: 49152 bytes
> Compressed data: 838 bytes
> Total memory used: 53248 bytes
> Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx>

No, please, the rule for sysfs is "one value per file", not files with
lots of data that you need to parse.

If you want to do something like this, then do it in debugfs, but NEVER
in sysfs.


greg k-h
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