Re: [PATCH 08/27] VFS: Introduce the structs and doc for a filesystem context [ver #5]

From: Jeff Layton
Date: Sat Jun 17 2017 - 10:56:57 EST

On Sat, 2017-06-17 at 15:18 +0100, David Howells wrote:
> Theodore Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I don't know that this is a hard and fast rule. Struct bio uses a
> > "bi_" prefix (e.g., bi_error, bi_opf, bi_iter, etc.).
> Linus told me to stop doing it.
> David

That's a pity... I tend to like little prefixes on fields too. Trying to
find all occurrences of a symbol called "flags" in cscope is a losing

Do you have a reference to the discussion so I can understand the
rationale there?

Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx>