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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] mm: Rename ambiguously named memory.stat counters and functions
On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 10:43:19PM +0000, Chris Down wrote:
> I spent literally an hour trying to work out why an earlier version of
> my memory.events aggregation code doesn't work properly, only to find
> out I was calling memcg->events instead of memcg->memory_events, which
> is fairly confusing.
>
> This naming seems in need of reworking, so make it harder to do the
> wrong thing by using vmevents instead of events, which makes it more
> clear that these are vm counters rather than memcg-specific counters.
>
> There are also a few other inconsistent names in both the percpu and
> aggregated structs, so these are all cleaned up to be more coherent and
> easy to understand.
>
> This commit contains code cleanup only: there are no logic changes.
>
> Signed-off-by: Chris Down <chris@chrisdown.name>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
> Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> Cc: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
> Cc: Dennis Zhou <dennis@kernel.org>
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: cgroups@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
> Cc: kernel-team@fb.com

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>

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