[PATCH] locks: rename file-private locks to file-description locks

NeilBrown neilb at suse.de
Mon Apr 28 04:46:20 MDT 2014

On Mon, 28 Apr 2014 06:23:21 -0400 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> wrote:

> I sent a pull request to Linus last week and he merged the patches over
> the weekend. So yes, this ship has sailed unless someone feels strongly
> enough about it to roll up the patches to change it.
> I think we'll probably come to know these as "O.F.D. locks" over the long
> run. Not a wonderful name, but I can live with it.

I've managed to train my brain that "of_" means "device tree".  Coping with
"ofd" meaning "per-open" should be too hard.


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