Re: [PATCH 18/34] mm: rename NR_ANON_PAGES to NR_ANON_MAPPED
From: Mel Gorman
Date: Fri Jul 15 2016 - 06:46:17 EST
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 02:13:43PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:37:01 +0100 Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I don't care strongly enough to cause a respin of half the series, and
> > > it's not your problem that I waited until the last revision went into
> > > mmots to review and comment. But if you agreed to a revert, would you
> > > consider tacking on a revert patch at the end of the series?
> > >
> > In this case, I'm going to ask the other people on the cc for a
> > tie-breaker. If someone else prefers the old names then I'm happy for
> > your patch to be applied on top with my ack instead of respinning the
> > whole series.
> > Anyone for a tie breaker?
> I am aggressively undecided. I guess as it's a bit of a 51/49
> situation, the "stay with what people are familiar with" benefit tips the
> balance toward the legacy names?
I still can't decide. It's currently still a draw in terms of naming. If
you're worried, use the old naming. It wouldn't be the first time I
thought a name was odd.