Re: [PATCH 1/9] move blk_iopoll to limit and make it generally available

From: Bart Van Assche
Date: Fri Nov 13 2015 - 14:19:38 EST

On 11/13/2015 05:46 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
The new name is irq_poll as iopoll is already taken. Better suggestions

Hello Christoph,

Would it be possible to provide more background information about this ? Which other kernel subsystem is using the name iopoll ? I think the name blk-iopoll was chosen six years ago for this subsystem (see also If the conflicting subsystem is newer, how about renaming the other polling mechanism ?

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