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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 2/9] x86: introduce a new set of APIs to manage Xen page tables

On 04.12.2019 18:54, Xia, Hongyan wrote:
>> There's no need for the map/unmap functions to have a _new
>> suffix, is there?
> I thought this was weird at first also, but what I find really useful
> is that we can just change all call sites to the new API in small steps
> without breaking. Otherwise we have to merge a huge batch of
> changes (around 40 patches) at once.

But my comment was on functions _not_ having an "old"
equivalent. Having the suffix there initially makes for more
code churn than necessary when finally dropping the suffixes.


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