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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Eugene Lubarsky <elubarsky.linux@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-api@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, adobriyan@gmail.com,
	avagin@gmail.com, dsahern@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Introduce /proc/all/ to gather stats from all processes
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:04:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200810150453.GB3962761@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200810145852.9330-1-elubarsky.linux@gmail.com>

On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 12:58:47AM +1000, Eugene Lubarsky wrote:
> This is an idea for substantially reducing the number of syscalls needed
> by monitoring tools whilst mostly re-using the existing API.

How many syscalls does this save on?

Perhaps you want my proposed readfile(2) syscall:
	https://lore.kernel.org/r/20200704140250.423345-1-gregkh@linuxfoundation.org
to help out with things like this?  :)

> The proposed files in this proof-of-concept patch set are:
> 
> * /proc/all/stat

I think the problem will be defining "all" in the case of the specific
namespace you are dealing with, right?  How will this handle all of
those issues properly for all of these different statisics?

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-08-10 15:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-10 14:58 Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 14:58 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] fs/proc: Introduce /proc/all/stat Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 14:58 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] fs/proc: Introduce /proc/all/statm Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 14:58 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] fs/proc: Introduce /proc/all/status Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 14:58 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] fs/proc: Introduce /proc/all/io Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 14:58 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] fs/proc: Introduce /proc/all/statx Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 15:04 ` Greg KH [this message]
2020-08-10 15:27   ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] Introduce /proc/all/ to gather stats from all processes Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-10 15:41     ` Greg KH
2020-08-25  9:59       ` Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-12  7:51 ` Andrei Vagin
2020-08-13  4:47   ` David Ahern
2020-08-13  8:03     ` Andrei Vagin
2020-08-13 15:01   ` Eugene Lubarsky
2020-08-20 17:41     ` Andrei Vagin
2020-08-25 10:00       ` Eugene Lubarsky

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