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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET x86/core/percpu] improve the first percpu chunk allocation
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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.
Rusty.
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