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SubjectRe: RFT: updatedb "morning after" problem [was: Re: -mm merge plans for 2.6.23]
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On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 13:45 -0400, Daniel Hazelton wrote:
> On Friday 27 July 2007 06:25:18 Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 03:00 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > > So hrm. Are we sure that updatedb is the problem? There are quite a few
> > > heavyweight things which happen in the wee small hours.
> >
> > The balance in _my_ world seems just fine. I don't let any of those
> > system maintenance things run while I'm using the system, and it doesn't
> > bother me if my working set has to be reconstructed after heavy-weight
> > maintenance things are allowed to run. I'm not seeing anything I
> > wouldn't expect to see when running a job the size of updatedb.
> >
> > -Mike
>
> Do you realize you've totally missed the point?

Did you notice that I didn't make one disparaging remark about the patch
or the concept behind it? Did you notice that I took _my time_ to
test, to actually look at the problem? No, you're too busy running
your mouth to appreciate the efforts of others.

<snips load of useless spleen venting>

Do yourself a favor, go dig into the VM source. Read it, understand it
(not terribly easy), _then_ come back and preach to me.

Have a nice day.

-Mike

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