[lkml]   [2009]   [Feb]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET x86/core/percpu] improve the first percpu chunk allocation
    On Wednesday 25 February 2009 07:46:59 Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > kernel/trace/trace_functions_graph.c: In function ‘graph_trace_close’:
    > kernel/trace/trace_functions_graph.c:836: error: implicit declaration of function ‘percpu_free’
    > that's free_percpu() now, right?
    > Btw., why was this rename done? We generally standardize on
    > hierarchical names, going from the more general to the more
    > specific names, left to right.

    Agreed, but we had both, doing identical things, and free_percpu outnumbered
    percpu_free by a significant factor (about 40 to 5 IIRC).

    Simple pragmatism, and it matches alloc_percpu.
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2009-02-25 07:43    [W:0.019 / U:6.332 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site