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

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 12:03:15 EST

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> 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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