Re: [PATCH v2] lib: cpu_rmap: avoid flushing all workqueues

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Wed Jan 02 2013 - 15:33:00 EST

On Fri, 2012-12-28 at 13:14 -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > +/**
> > + * reclaim_cpu_rmap - internal reclaiming helper called from kref_put
> > + * @ref: kref to struct cpu_rmap
> > + */
> > +static void reclaim_cpu_rmap(struct kref *ref)
> Could be named cpu_rmap_free()
> (and alloc_cpu_rmap() should be renamed as cpu_rmap_alloc()

There are many other APIs that include alloc_foo() and free_foo(). I'm
not aware of any convention that this should be avoided in new APIs (not
that this is new any more).


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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