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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.13 : __check_region is deprecated
Le Tuesday 30 August 2005 a 01:08, Stephane Wirtel ecrivait: 
> Hi,
> By compiling my kernel, I can see that the __check_region function (in
> kernel/resource.c) is deprecated.
> With a grep on the source code of the last release, I get this result.
> drivers/pnp/resource.c:255: if (__check_region(&ioport_resource, *port, length(port,end)))
> include/linux/ioport.h:117:#define check_mem_region(start,n) __check_region(&iomem_resource, (start), (n))
> include/linux/ioport.h:120:extern int __check_region(struct resource *, unsigned long, unsigned long);
> include/linux/ioport.h:125: return __check_region(&ioport_resource, s, n);
> kernel/resource.c:468:int __deprecated __check_region(struct resource *parent, unsigned long start, unsigned long n)
> kernel/resource.c:481:EXPORT_SYMBOL(__check_region);

This morning, I worked on a patch to remove this deprecated function,
there are three patchs,
patch for kernel/resource.c
patch for include/linux/ioport.h
patch for drivers/pnp/resource.c

I go to my job, but after, I will check my patches.

Best Regards,

Stephane Wirtel <>

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