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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lib/libcrc32c implementation
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Jeff Garzik spake thusly:
> Clay Haapala wrote:
>> This patch agains 2.6.4 kernel code implements the CRC32C
>> algorithm. The routines are based on the same design as the
>> existing CRC32 code. Licensing is intended to be identical (GPL).
>> The immediate customer of this code is the wrapper code in
>> crypto/crc32c, available in another patch.
> Why not call it 'crc32c' like its cousin crc32, rather than the
> less-similar 'libcrc32c'? Violates the Principle of Least Surprise
> ;-)
> Jeff

The module under crypto is call "crc32c", which would conflict, UIASM.

I'd entertain any reasonable naming. For a bit, undercrypto, I was
calling that module "crc32c_wrap", but that looked ugly, too, but
probably is more PLS-compliant. :-)
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