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    Subject[patch v2 -mm 0/6] rewrite cgroup aware oom killer for general use
    rewrite cgroup aware oom killer for general use

    There are three significant concerns about the cgroup aware oom killer as
    it is implemented in -mm:

    (1) allows users to evade the oom killer by creating subcontainers or
    using other controllers since scoring is done per cgroup and not
    hierarchically,

    (2) unfairly compares the root mem cgroup using completely different
    criteria than leaf mem cgroups and allows wildly inaccurate results
    if oom_score_adj is used, and

    (3) does not allow the user to influence the decisionmaking, such that
    important subtrees cannot be preferred or biased.

    This patchset fixes (1) and (2) completely and, by doing so, introduces a
    completely extensible user interface that can be expanded in the future.

    Concern (3) could subsequently be addressed either before or after the
    cgroup-aware oom killer feature is merged.

    It preserves all functionality that currently exists in -mm and extends
    it to be generally useful outside of very specialized usecases.

    It eliminates the mount option for the cgroup aware oom killer entirely
    since it is now enabled through the root mem cgroup's oom policy.
    ---
    - Rebased to next-20180322
    - Fixed get_nr_swap_pages() build bug found by kbuild test robot

    Documentation/cgroup-v2.txt | 100 ++++++++--------
    include/linux/cgroup-defs.h | 5 -
    include/linux/memcontrol.h | 21 ++++
    kernel/cgroup/cgroup.c | 13 +--
    mm/memcontrol.c | 221 +++++++++++++++++++++---------------
    5 files changed, 204 insertions(+), 156 deletions(-)

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