Re: [PATCH]: Free pages from local pcp lists under tight memoryconditions

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 11:35:26 EST

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Christoph Lameter wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > +extern int drain_local_pages(void);
> drain_cpu_pcps?

Please no.

If there is something I _hate_ it's bad naming. And "pcps" is a totally
unintelligible name.

Write it out. If a function is so trivial that you can't be bothered to
write out what the name means, that function shouldn't exist at all.
Conversely, if it's worth doing, it's worth writing out a name.

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