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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/12] IO-less dirty throttling v7
On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 01:44:22AM +0800, Marco Stornelli wrote:
> 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! :)

No problem. I hope it still get the chance to get upstreamed :)

Thanks,
Fengguang


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