Re: [PATCH 2/2] fs/dcache: Make negative dentries easier to be reclaimed

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Wed Aug 29 2018 - 17:04:11 EST

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:54:05AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 04:01:50PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > People often use the term "the foo() function". I don't know why -
> > just say "foo()"!
> For whatever it is worth...
> I tend to use "The foo() function ..." instead of "foo() ..." in order
> to properly capitalize the first word of the sentence. So I might say
> "The call_rcu() function enqueues an RCU callback." rather than something
> like "call_rcu() enqueues an RCU callback." Or I might use some other
> trick to keep "call_rcu()" from being the first word of the sentence.

I tend to write 'Use call_rcu() to enqueue a callback." or "When
call_rcu() returns, the callback will have been enqueued".