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SubjectRe: [RFC] Early flush (was: spindown)

> > You know about this project no doubt:
> >
> >
> Only vaguely. It's huge. Over 2300 lines of C code and >560 lines in
> .h files! As you say, not really lightweight. There must be a better
> way. Also, I suspect (without having looked at the code) that it
> doesn't handle memory pressure well. Things may get nasty when we run
> low on free pages.

Noflushd *is* lightweight. It is complicated because it has to know
about different kernel versions etc. It is "easy stuff". If you add
kernel support, it will only *add* lines to noflushd.
The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel
GCM d? s-: !g p?:+ au- a--@ w+ v- C++@ UL+++ L++ N++ E++ W--- M- Y- R+
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