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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/39] PCI: pci_host_bridge related cleanup and busn_alloc
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    On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Myron Stowe <myron.stowe@gmail.com> wrote:
    > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
    >> The first 14 patches are hostbridge clean up.
    >> will add struct device dev into host_bridge struct.
    >> also will add release support to make sure allocated resource get
    >> freed during root bus removal including hostbridge and pci_sysdata.
    >>
    >> others 25 patches are busn_alloc related.
    >> Set up iobusn_resource tree, and register bus number range to it.
    >> Later when need to find bus range, will try to allocate from the tree
    >> Need to test on arches other than x86. esp for ia64 and powerpc that support
    >>  more than on peer root buses.
    >
    > Why did you collapse these two series into one at this point?
    >
    > Last I was keeping up with - there was a -v9 00/23 series related to
    > bus_num and a -v2 00/11 series for pci_host_bridge related cleanup.

    the updated busn_alloc patchset, need to be applied on top of
    pci_host_bridge related cleanup.

    So i was thinking put them together would be better to be reviewed
    first 14 for hostbridge clean up. and others for busn_res_alloc.

    >
    > As a distro maintainer I need to try and keep up with what is occurring
    > here and actions like this - coalescing multiple series - unnecessarily
    > complicates things.  It also masks the fact that the bus_num series is
    > now on -v10 within a very short time frame (which implies a lot).

    I will separate them in next revision, if Jesse would not pick up
    first 14 shortly.

    Thanks

    Yinghai
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