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SubjectRe: Simplifying our RCU models
On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 10:48:50AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 7:54 AM, Paul E. McKenney
> <> wrote:
> >
> > Ah, and any thoughts on how best to get feedback from the various people
> > who would need to reprogram their fingers? Or is everyone already on
> > board with changing these various names?
> I really would prefer to not see massive re-naming unless there is a
> really good reason for it.
> I'm all for simplifying RCU from a million different versions down to
> just a few thousand, but I'm definitely not convinced we want to do
> any search-and-replace.

I am currently in the design (more accurately, reredesign phase) for
the simplification. It is quite possible that there is a good reason
for at least some renaming, but in that case, I would come back later
with that as a separate proposal.

Thanx, Paul

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