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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] res_counter: handle limit change
    KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
    > Add a support to shrink_usage_at_limit_change feature to res_counter.
    > memcg will use this to drop pages.
    > Change log: xxx -> v4 (new file.)
    > - cut out the limit-change part from hierarchy patch set.
    > - add "retry_count" arguments to shrink_usage(). This allows that we don't
    > have to set the default retry loop count.
    > - res_counter_check_under_val() is added to support subsystem.
    > - res_counter_init() is res_counter_init_ops(cnt, NULL)
    > Signed-off-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>

    Does shrink_usage() really belong to res_counters? Could a task limiter, a
    CPU/IO bandwidth controller use this callback? Resource Counters were designed
    to be generic and work across controllers. Isn't the memory controller a better
    place for such ops.

    Warm Regards,
    Balbir Singh
    Linux Technology Center

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