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    SubjectRe: 2.6.29 -mm merge plans
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    On Tue, 6 Jan 2009 17:57:44 -0500
    Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:

    > On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 12:43:00AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > generic-swap-sparc-rename-swap-to-swap_ulong.patch
    > > generic-swap-iphase-rename-swap-to-swap_byte_order.patch
    > > generic-swap-lib-sortc-rename-swap-to-swap_func.patch
    > > generic-swap-introduce-global-macro-swapa-b.patch
    > > generic-swap-ext3-remove-local-swap-macro.patch
    > > generic-swap-ext4-remove-local-swap-macro.patch
    > > generic-swap-sched-remove-local-swap-macro.patch
    > > generic-swap-dcache-use-swap-instead-of-private-do_switch.patch
    > >
    > > Add a kernel-wide swap() macro, use it. Merge.
    >
    > Hmm, must have missed this when it went to lkml. Having this helper
    > generic is a good idea, but swap is far too generic for something
    > in kernel.h as indicated by the various renaming patches. How about
    > swap_vars?
    >

    I thought that swap() was a good name, actually.

    Sure, it's bold. But we only have one swap() implementation,
    kernel-wide, forever, right? So what the heck: call it swap()!


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