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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Introduce PCI <-> CPU address conversion [1/2]
    On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 02:53:23PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 01:53:48PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > I'd rather have this declared in every architectures asm/ header, so it's
    > > more explicit that it's an per-arch thing. Also make it a static inline
    > > so we get typechecking.
    >
    > I actually don't want typechecking. Sometimes you have a device and
    > sometimes you have a bus. You can get everything you want (sysdata)
    > from either, so there's no point in doing dev->bus when all you needed
    > was right there.

    For some architectures the sysdata is different for bus vs device, so
    yes, we do want strict typechecking.

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