Re: [PATCH 07/37] lmb: Add lmb_find_area()

From: Yinghai
Date: Mon May 17 2010 - 02:11:11 EST

On 05/16/2010 05:48 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-05-14 at 16:08 -0700, Yinghai wrote:
>> how about
>> lmb_reserve_area ==> lmb_reserve_range
>> lmb_free_area ==> lmb_free_range
> I completely fail to see why you still need those two. They are exactly
> the same thing as lmb_reserve() and lmb_free(), just with a slightly
> different prototype.
>> or leave them that way, later replace them lmb_reserve and lmb_free
>> one by one?
> Nah, if you have some use of the wrappers to ease the transition from
> the existing x86 code, then just make up a couple of inline wrappers
> somewhere inside the x86 code. You may not even want to call it
> lmb_* at all...

can you move asm/lmb.h down in linux/lmb.h ?

so I can put the inline wrapper in arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h.

> But here, I'll let Thomas and Peter decide what to do, it's really
> x86 stuff at this stage. I don't want to see two subtlely different
> APIs at the LMB level doing the same thing.
> Cheers,
> Ben.

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