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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/23] vfs: Introduce infrastructure for revoking a file


On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, Nick Piggin wrote:
>
> Why is it called hotplug? Does it have anything to do with hardware?
> Because every concurrently changed software data structure in the
> kernel can be "hot"-modified, right?
>
> Wouldn't file_revoke_lock be more appropriate?

I agree, "hotplug" just sounds crazy. It's "open" and "revoke", not
"plug" and "unplug".

Linus


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