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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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