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SubjectRe: Rename restrictedmem => guardedmem? (was: Re: [PATCH v10 0/9] KVM: mm: fd-based approach for supporting KVM)
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On 17.04.23 17:40, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> What do y'all think about renaming "restrictedmem" to "guardedmem"?

Yeay, let's add more confusion :D

If we're at renaming, I'd appreciate if we could find a terminology that
does look/sound less horrible.

>
> I want to start referring to the code/patches by its syscall/implementation name
> instead of "UPM", as "UPM" is (a) very KVM centric, (b) refers to the broader effort
> and not just the non-KVM code, and (c) will likely be confusing for future reviewers
> since there's nothing in the code that mentions "UPM" in any way.
>
> But typing out restrictedmem is quite tedious, and git grep shows that "rmem" is
> already used to refer to "reserved memory".
>
> Renaming the syscall to "guardedmem"...

restrictedmem, guardedmem, ... all fairly "suboptimal" if you'd ask me ...

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Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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