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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] oom: add sysctl to enable slab memory dump
    On Thu, 23 Feb 2012, David Rientjes wrote:
    > > Great! So, why not letting the time tell us if this feature will be obsoleted
    > > or not? I'd rather have this patch obsoleted by another one proven better, than
    > > just stay still waiting for something that might, or might not, happen in the
    > > future.
    > Because (1) you're adding a sysctl that we don't want to obsolete and
    > remove from the kernel that someone will come to depend on and then have
    > to find an alternative solution like /dev/mem_notify, and (2) people parse
    > messages like this that are emitted to the kernel log that we don't want
    > to break in the future.
    > So NACK on this approach.

    Right. We should drop the sysctl and make it into a kernel command line
    debugging option instead.


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