shrinking memory consumptions
jg at laptop.org
Mon Apr 2 16:12:23 EDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 15:27 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 15:10 -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > I've been working on a SIGDANGER equivalent for Linux - so that we
> > can signal applications once a certain lower limit of memory has been
> > reached. I'm currently busy with the resume work, but plan to get back
> > to SIGDANGER once we're finished with PM.
> If you do get back to this, please make it a file, not a signal. Signal
> handling is enough of a nightmare intrinsically, and most apps also get
> it wrong for extrinsic reasons, so adding disaster-avoidance code to
> signal handlers is pretty poor planning.
> Unified event loops are love.
> - ajax
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