Re: + mm-slab-shorten-kmalloc-cache-names-for-large-sizes.patch added to -mm tree

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Sat Sep 08 2018 - 17:03:11 EST

On Sat, Sep 08, 2018 at 09:10:46AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On 09/08/2018 08:54 AM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 08, 2018 at 10:03:06AM -0400, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> >> On Fri, Sep 07, 2018 at 10:58:16PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> >>> I'd rather use KB and MB suffixes or at least capital 'K'.
> >> I like k and M better.
> > k and M work for me too. It we were going to be anal then we should
> > go with the IEC standard of KiB and MiB, but we're trying to make
> But ^K and ^M.
> Small 'k' .. I don't know what that is.

SI uses 'k' for kilo and 'K' for Kelvin. It's an anomaly because all
the other magnifying prefixes use capital letters, but it's km, not Km;
kg, kV, kJ, kN, kW and kÎ.