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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] arch/mips/txx9/generic: init dynamic bin_attribute structures
On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 03:28:55AM +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 10:34:51AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 08:03:49AM +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > Commit 6992f5334995af474c2b58d010d08bc597f0f2fe introduced this requirement.
> > > Found with coccinelle, but fixed manually. Compile tested on X86 where
> > > possible.
> > >
> >
> > Regarding all 3 - it looks like these dynamically alocated attributes
> > could be converted to statically allocated ones. I'd recommend doing
> > that instead (in fact, I posted patch for the firmware_class couple days
> > ago).
>
> I agree for the firmware-patch. Regarding the MIPS one, 'size' might differ and
> 'private' will differ per instance. Regarding the RTC driver, 'size' might also
> differ. I don't know if somebody really wants two RTCs or the SRAM for MIPS can
> be instantiated more than once. Unless somebody with actual hardware jumps in,
> I'd say better safe than sorry.
>

Ah, right, size... I forgot about it. You are right, making the other 2
static is not an option.

--
Dmitry


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