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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4]Bind physical devices with ACPI devices - take 2
Hi!

> > It looks like some device drivers scribble on dev->platform_data;
> > and we need to fix those drivers before deploying this patch.
> > Alternatively, we could add a new field to struct device,
> > but then we'd probably never get rid of it...
> Yep, this is a big problem. According to the comments in the source
> file, it's designed for firmware such as ACPI, but some drivers misused
> it. A search shows there are many such drivers. Fixing the drivers is a
> pain for me.

It is easy: remove the field for release or two, then readd it with
your patch.
Pavel
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