On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 12:45:24PM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote: > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 10:48:50AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote: > > On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 7:54 AM, Paul E. McKenney > > <paul...@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote: > > > > > > Ah, and any thoughts on how best to get feedback from the various people > > > who would need to reprogram their fingers? Or is everyone already on > > > board with changing these various names? > > > > I really would prefer to not see massive re-naming unless there is a > > really good reason for it. > > > > I'm all for simplifying RCU from a million different versions down to > > just a few thousand, but I'm definitely not convinced we want to do > > any search-and-replace. > > I am currently in the design (more accurately, reredesign phase) for > the simplification. It is quite possible that there is a good reason > for at least some renaming, but in that case, I would come back later > with that as a separate proposal.
And I really am still working on this. It is a bit tricky, but still looks doable. More likely to be ready for 4.19 than 4.18, though. Thanx, Paul