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SubjectRe: + vmscan-rename-functions.patch added to -mm tree
2006/2/12, akpm@osdl.org <akpm@osdl.org>:
>
> The patch titled
>
> vmscan: rename functions
>
> has been added to the -mm tree. Its filename is
>
> vmscan-rename-functions.patch
>
> See http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/stuff/added-to-mm.txt to find
> out what to do about this
>
>
> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
>
> We have:
>
> try_to_free_pages
> ->shrink_caches(struct zone **zones, ..)
> ->shrink_zone(struct zone *, ...)
> ->shrink_cache(struct zone *, ...)
> ->shrink_list(struct list_head *, ...)
>
> which is fairly irrational.
>
> Rename things so that we have
>
> try_to_free_pages
> ->shrink_zones(struct zone **zones, ..)
> ->shrink_zone(struct zone *, ...)
> ->do_shrink_zone(struct zone *, ...)
> ->shrink_page_list(struct list_head *, ...)

Every time I read this part it annoys me. Thanks.
--
Coywolf Qi Hunt
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