Re: [PATCH] 2.5.7 IDE 26

Vojtech Pavlik (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 21:34:13 +0100

On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 10:29:38AM +0100, Martin Dalecki wrote:
> Wed Mar 20 23:17:06 CET 2002 ide-clean-26
> - Mark all members of structures, which get jiffies assigned or involved in
> ugly timeout calculations with the prefix PADAM_ for easy spotting. This is
> Polish for "I'm falling down" or "This brings me to the knees" or slag
> comment for "What a sh..". Please be assured that it doesn't sound vulgar.

In Czech, too. :)

> Please grep for it to see immediately why this nomenclature is justified.
> - Rename hwifs_s to ata_channel and eliminate ide_hwifs_t as well as the HWIF
> macro. OK this step makes this patch rather big.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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