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
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
https://lwn.net/Articles/346187/). If the conflicting subsystem is
newer, how about renaming the other polling mechanism ?
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