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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/6] ksm: change the KSM_REMOVE_MEMORY_REGION ioctl.
Chris Wright wrote:
> * Hugh Dickins (hugh@veritas.com) wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 6 May 2009, Izik Eidus wrote:
>>
>>> Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 12:16:52PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> p.s. I wish you'd chosen different name than KSM - the kernel
>>>>> has supported shared memory for many years - and notice ksm.c itself
>>>>> says "Memory merging driver". "Merge" would indeed have been a less
>>>>> ambiguous term than "Share", but I think too late to change that now
>>>>> - except possibly in the MADV_ flag names?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I don't actually care about names, so I leave this to other to discuss.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Well, There is no real problem changing the name, any suggestions?
>>>
>> mm/merge.c or mm/mmerge.c: the module formerly known as KSM ?
>>
>
> I like merge.
Sold !.
>
> thanks,
> -chris
>



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