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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/2] mm: introduce MAP_FIXED_SAFE
On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 10:25:48AM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> I am afraid we can bikeshed this to death and there will still be
> somebody finding yet another better name. Therefore I've decided to
> stick with my original MAP_FIXED_SAFE. Why? Well, because it keeps the
> MAP_FIXED prefix which should be recognized by developers and _SAFE
> suffix should also be clear that all dangerous side effects of the old
> MAP_FIXED are gone.

I liked basically every other name suggested more than MAP_FIXED_SAFE.
"Safe against what?" was an important question.

MAP_AT_ADDR was the best suggestion I saw that wasn't one of mine. Of
my suggestions, I liked MAP_STATIC the best.

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