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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 34/90] staging: comedi: amplc_pc263: store the pci_dev in the comedi_device
    On 2012-07-19 02:40, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
    > Use the hw_dev pointer in the comedi_device struct to hold the
    > pci_dev instead of carrying it in the private data.
    > Since the pci_dev is no longer held in the provate data, we can
    > also cleanup the detach a bit. Remove the IS_ENABLED() tests in
    > the detach. If the pci_dev is non NULL it's a PCI device otherwise
    > it's an ISA device. Using IS_ENABLED() to omit the code paths
    > makes the code a bit confusing and doesn't save much.
    > Since the pci_dev was the only thing in the private data, remove
    > the struct, and it's allocation.

    As mentioned for amplc_dio200 and amplc_pc236, the detach() routine
    ought to check thisboard->bustype although the original code and the
    patched version should work fine as dev->iobase will be 0 on failure.

    I'll submit a patch later to check thisboard->bustype in the detach()
    routine for robustness.

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