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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] staging: zcache: rename ramster to zcache
On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 09:26:34AM -0800, Dan Magenheimer wrote:
> In staging, rename ramster to zcache
> The original zcache in staging was a "demo" version, and this new zcache
> is a significant rewrite. While certain disagreements were being resolved,
> both "old zcache" and "new zcache" needed to reside in the staging tree
> simultaneously. In order to minimize code change and churn, the newer
> version of zcache was temporarily merged into the "ramster" staging driver
> which, prior to that, had at one time heavily leveraged the older version
> of zcache. So, recently, "new zcache" resided in the ramster directory.
> Got that? No? Sorry, temporary political compromises are rarely pretty.
> The older version of zcache is no longer being maintained and has now
> been removed from the staging tree. So now the newer version of zcache
> can rightfully reclaim sole possession of the name "zcache".
> This patch is simply a manual:
> # git mv drivers/staging/ramster drivers/staging/zcache
> so the actual patch diff has been left out.
> Because a git mv loses history, part of the original description of
> the changes between "old zcache" and "new zcache" is repeated below:

git mv does not loose history, it can handle it just fine.

greg k-h

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