[RFC 4/4] powerpc/mm: Rename global tracker for virtual to physical mapping

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Fri Feb 19 01:37:20 AEDT 2016

On Wed, 2016-02-17 at 17:42 +0530, Anshuman Khandual wrote:

> This renames the global list which tracks all the virtual to physical
> mapping and also the global list which tracks all the available unused
> vmemmap_hw_map node structures.

But why? Why are the new names *so* much better that we would want to go
through all this churn?

> It also attempts to explain the purpose
> of these global linked lists and points out a possible race condition.

I'm happy to take the comments.


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