[PATCH] riscv: cacheinfo: fix typo of homogenous
georgedanielmangum at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 18:12:24 PDT 2021
Thanks for the feedback folks! I have sent a v2 patch.
On Sat, Oct 23, 2021 at 4:36 PM Randy Dunlap <rdunlap at infradead.org> wrote:
> On 10/23/21 1:30 PM, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
> > On Fri, 08 Oct 2021 13:56:25 PDT (-0700), georgedanielmangum at gmail.com wrote:
> >> Updates 'homonogenous' to 'homogenous' in comment.
> > I don't really know spelling that well, but checkpatch says
> > WARNING: 'homogenous' may be misspelled - perhaps 'homogeneous'?
> > when applying this. It looks like they're both words, but "homogeneous" is the right one?
> Internet search to grammar.com says:
> To summarise, Earlier, homogenous was used as a scientific term, mainly in biology, but now it is almost obsolete, being replaced by homologous. Whereas, homogeneous is a common word, very much in use and means having similar or comparable characteristics.
> Several web sites agree that homogeneous is currently preferable.
> >> Signed-off-by: hasheddan <georgedanielmangum at gmail.com>
> >> ---
> >> arch/riscv/kernel/cacheinfo.c | 2 +-
> >> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >> diff --git a/arch/riscv/kernel/cacheinfo.c b/arch/riscv/kernel/cacheinfo.c
> >> index 90deabfe63ea..ff98546b1152 100644
> >> --- a/arch/riscv/kernel/cacheinfo.c
> >> +++ b/arch/riscv/kernel/cacheinfo.c
> >> @@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ static struct cacheinfo *get_cacheinfo(u32 level, enum cache_type type)
> >> /*
> >> * Using raw_smp_processor_id() elides a preemptability check, but this
> >> * is really indicative of a larger problem: the cacheinfo UABI assumes
> >> - * that cores have a homonogenous view of the cache hierarchy. That
> >> + * that cores have a homogenous view of the cache hierarchy. That
> >> * happens to be the case for the current set of RISC-V systems, but
> >> * likely won't be true in general. Since there's no way to provide
> >> * correct information for these systems via the current UABI we're
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