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    SubjectRe: 2.4.19pre7aa1

    > "Flush" is a well known term of art. And as you note, Ruth, "sync" is
    > short for synchronize. Is cleaning up the use of language in the computer
    > arts the purpose we are all here?

    Andrew makes a good point, even if the humour around it is lost on
    Americans. Most people do not understand flush_dcache_page,
    flush_icache_page, flush_icache_range, flush_page_to_ram.

    Perhaps invalidate_icache_* and writeback_dcache_* would make more sense
    but the current functions are so ingrained it would be a hard thing to do.

    Anton
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