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SubjectRe: readsw/writesw readsl/writesl
On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 06:17:01PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> Another possibility (that looks saner to me) would be to define that
> the IO macros take all a parameter which represents the bus (or rather
> the device pointer in the new driver model). Most archs would just
> ignore that macro parameter and so have exactly equivalent code as
> we have today, but that let archs that feel they need it to actually
> use that to go pick the proper access methods for that device.

that would certainly solve all problems.

> In all cases, though, I would keep the distinction between {read,write}*
> and {in,out}* as there are PCI drivers that will need to mix them.

sure, it makes a difference even on m68k ISA buses.

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