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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/12] IO-less dirty throttling v7
Il 17/04/2011 11:30, Wu Fengguang ha scritto:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 03:31:54PM +0800, Marco Stornelli wrote:
>> Il 16/04/2011 15:25, Wu Fengguang ha scritto:
>>> Andrew,
>>>
>>> This revision undergoes a number of simplifications, cleanups and fixes.
>>> Independent patches are separated out. The core patches (07, 08) now have
>>> easier to understand changelog. Detailed rationals can be found in patch 08.
>>>
>>> In response to the complexity complaints, an introduction document is
>>> written explaining the rationals, algorithm and visual case studies:
>>>
>>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/wfg/writeback/slides/smooth-dirty-throttling.pdf
>>
>> It'd be great if you wrote a summary in the kernel documentation.
>
> Perhaps not in this stage. That will only frighten people away I'm
> afraid. The main concerns now are "why the complexities?". People at
> this time perhaps won't bother looking into any lengthy documents at
> all.
>

For the moment ok if you think we are in a not-ready-for-mainline yet.
But for the final version the documentation would be welcome, maybe with
the pdf as reference. The documentation is always the last thing but
it's important! :)

Marco


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