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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/3] proc/meminfo: introduce extra meminfo
On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 12:44:39PM +0900, Jaewon Kim wrote:
> Provide APIs to drivers so that they can show its memory usage on
> /proc/meminfo.
>
> int register_extra_meminfo(atomic_long_t *val, int shift,
> const char *name);
> int unregister_extra_meminfo(atomic_long_t *val);

> + show_val_kb(m, memtemp->name_pad, nr_page);

I have 3 issues.

Can this be printed without "KB" piece and without useless whitespace,
like /proc/vmstat does?

I don't know how do you parse /proc/meminfo.
Do you search for specific string or do you use some kind of map[k] = v
interface?

2) zsmalloc can create top-level symlink and resolve it to necessary value.
It will be only 1 readlink(2) system call to fetch it.

3) android can do the same

For simple values there is no need to register stuff and create
mini subsystems.

/proc/alexey

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