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SubjectRe: [patch] mm: dirty page tracking race fix
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On Monday 18 August 2008 18:07, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-08-18 at 18:03 +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > On Monday 18 August 2008 17:49, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2008-08-18 at 07:38 +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > > > It's possible to retain this optimization for page_referenced and
> > > > try_to_unmap.
> > >
> > > s/synch/sync/ ?
> > >
> > > we use sync all over the kernel to mean synchonous, so why are you
> > > inventing a new shorthand?
> >
> > Mmm, we also use synch all over the kernel to mean synchronous,
> > including in mm/, so I'm not inventing a new shorthand. sync I
> > see is more common, but it's not something anybody would get
> > confused about is it?
>
> I hadn't noticed before, and my grep skillz seem to have left me in the
> cold
>
> git grep "\<synch\>" mm/* | wc -l
> 0

"asynch" ;) 1 hit! So *technically* I'm wrong...


> And you're right, its not something one can get confused about. So lets
> just keep it unless someone else objects ;-)

Andrew feel free to edit the patch if/when you pick it up :P


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