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Re: [dm-devel] [RFC] dm-lc: plan to go to staging



On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 09:33:29PM +0900, Akira Hayakawa wrote:
> I have three candidates on my mind.
> I am thinking of removing the dm- prefix as bcache and enhanceio do.
 
Yes, that's fine for the general way of referring to this.
(Within the codebase, the filename and module name would still need the
prefix: we use this for auto-module loading, function name/error message
scoping etc.)

>    a) It writes in-coming writes in log-structured manner.
>    b) It is extremely fast in write.
>    c) It is caching software.

Another candidate: 'lcache' - contrast with 'bcache
 
> 3) writeboost or wboost
> Concentrating on the characteristic b)
> but doesn't mention cache.

I quite like that option.

Alasdair


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