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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] cpumask: introduce zalloc_cpumask_var
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sat, 06 Jun 2009 14:50:36 -0700 Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>> bool alloc_cpumask_var_node(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags, int node);
>> bool alloc_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags);
>> +bool zalloc_cpumask_var_node(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags, int node);
>> +bool zalloc_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t *mask, gfp_t flags);
>> void alloc_bootmem_cpumask_var(cpumask_var_t *mask);
>
> ick. cpumask_var_node_zalloc() would be better.
>
> Yes, the other functions were incorrectly named, but that's no reason
> to incorrectly name these also.

problem is that we would using alloc_cpumask_var and zalloc_cpumask in different case.

so we may need to change these name at the same time. otherwise will cause confusing. No?

YH


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