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SubjectRe: Does io_remap_page_range() take 5 or 6 args?
Dave Miller wrote:
>> Each platform needs different args, unfortunately.

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 02:15:41PM -0700, Paul Jackson wrote:
> Doesn't that make it kinda rough on the folks trying to write
> arch-independent code, such as sound/core/pcm_native.c that I am
> tripping over?
> I can imagine a possible 'solution' something like (1) always passing
> six args, and (2) providing arch-dependent macros to generate those last
> two args, from some arch-generic value.
> Just brainstorming ...

This would not be useful. The extra argument is so that 64-bit values
don't have to be passed. Keeping the minimal number of arguments and
changing its meaning to be a pfn will suffice for the purposes here.


-- wli
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