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I would be interested to know about pre-existing top variants that give information as simple to understand as the pie chart found in the article. Could you please name (at least) one?
I would also be interested to understand why Nackall had to write some kernel patches if such simple information was already available. Any clue?
ELC2009: Visualizing memory usage with smem
Posted May 1, 2009 16:53 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
I would be interested to know about pre-existing top variants that give information as simple to understand as the pie chart found in the article.
I think you missed the point. dberkholz isn't saying there is already a top variant that has all the features of smem. He's suggesting it would have been better to add the features to one of the existing ones than to create a separate program.
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