Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Ingo Molnar (
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 18:42:16 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Philip Blundell wrote:

> What exactly is the benefit of renaming request_region() and so on? [...]

couldnt this be renamed in one go, with a script? [if it's only a rename
that happens there].

If the new name saves 1 second of thinking time per new Linux hacker, then
it is worth it. Just extrapolate to 1 million years or so. (the day when
Linux will become the universe itself :)

-- mingo