Lumpy reclaim had a purpose but in the mind of some, it was to kick
the system so hard it trashed. For others the purpose was to
complicate vmscan.c. Over time it was giving softer shoes and a
nicer attitude but memory compaction needs to step up and replace
it so this patch sends lumpy reclaim to the farm.
Jiri [Kosina] is now also marked as the maintainer of floppy.c, I
shall be publically branding his forehead with red hot iron at the
next opportune moment.
— Jens Axboe
As a kernel rights holder I question the legality of Matthew's
, and it would be amusingly unfortunate if the Software
Conservancy ended up beginning some of its Linux enforcement
— Alan Cox
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