Fwd: Cache mappings and invalidate

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Nov 13 18:35:42 EST 2001

bjorn.wesen at axis.com said:
>  So what you really want, is to rename those cache flushes in the mm
> code into a name saying what they try to do, let some archs implement
> that as a cache flush if needed, and reserve the real cache flush code
> into a function that you need to implement (and use that in MTD
> perhaps).

> You _dont_ want to implement the flush_cache_* functions that exist
> right now on all architectures, not the way they are used.

Agreed. But Linus didn't want to fix the silly names. He seems to like them.


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