Re: [PATCH 1/5] doc/memory-barriers: fix missed renaming: s/lock/acquire
From: SeongJae Park
Date: Thu Mar 10 2016 - 09:40:14 EST
On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:45 PM, David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> SeongJae Park <sj38.park@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> - - Locking functions.
>> >> + - Acquiring functions.
>> > It's specifically talking about locking functions that the kernel provides -
>> > or are we calling the spin acquires and R/W spin acquires now? "Locking" is
>> > the key that people referring to the document are going to use.
>> AFAIU, the next line of the quoted text says the section is talking about
>> variants on "ACQUIRE" operations and "RELEASE" operations for each locking
> Whilst that's true, most people think of them as locks. You could change the
> name of the section to:
> Locking/Acquiring functions
> Lock acquisition functions
Thank you for your suggestion, David. I will send new patchset ASAP.