[PATCH SLOF v3 3/5] disk-label: rename confusing "block" word

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jul 1 17:32:38 AEST 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 04:31:19PM +0530, Nikunj A Dadhania wrote:
> "block" word is not a block number, actually its an allocated host
> address.  Rename it to disk-buf along with a associated
> size(disk-buf-size=4096) for using during allocation/free.
> Also renaming the helper routine read-sector to read-disk-buf. This
> routine assumes the address to be disk-buf and only takes sector number
> as argument.

This isn't what I suggested, and I think it is a terrible idea.
Just FWIW :-)


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