Re: [NEW]: Introducing shrink_all_memory from user space

Date: Mon Apr 16 2012 - 05:22:03 EST

> From: richard -rw- weinberger <richard.weinberger@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, 15 April 2012 5:40 PM

> Every program which is allowed to use this interface will (ab)use it.
> Anyway, by exposing this interface to user space (or kernel modules)
> you'll confuse the VM system.

Dear Richard, thank you very much for all your feedbacks.
I can see that you forsee many problems in doing that (even as root)
and in just one program as part of system utility.
I am sorry but if you can highlight few problems here it will be
helpful for me(and others) to understand.
Also I wanted to understand, why it is meant only for Hibernation?

Thank you so much !

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