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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI update (20030122)
    That seems that you've rewritten the acpi.c :)




    On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 02:44:55PM -0800, Grover, Andrew wrote:
    > Hi all,
    >
    > The latest ACPI patch is now available at http://sf.net/projects/acpi .
    > Non-Linux packages will be available within 24 hours from
    > http://developer.intel.com/technology/iapc/acpi/downloads.htm .
    >
    > The patches are big primarily because we finally got with the program
    > and moved our headers from drivers/acpi/include to include/acpi.
    >
    > Regards -- Andy
    >
    > 22 January 2003. Summary of changes for version 20030122.
    >
    >
    > 1) ACPI CA Core Subsystem:
    >
    > Added a check for constructs of the form: Store (Local0,
    > Local0) where Local0 is not initialized. Apparently, some
    > BIOS programmers believe that this is a NOOP. Since this
    > store doesn't do anything anyway, the new prototype behavior
    > will ignore this error. This is a case where we can relax the
    > strict checking in the interpreter in the name of
    > compatibility.
    >
    >
    > 2) Linux
    >
    > The AcpiSrc Source Conversion Utility has been released with
    > the Unix package for the first time. This is the utility
    > that is used to convert the ACPI CA base source code to the
    > Linux version.
    >
    > (Both) Handle P_BLK lengths shorter than 6 more gracefully
    >
    > (Both) Move more headers to include/acpi, and delete an unused
    > header.
    >
    > (Both) Move drivers/acpi/include directory to include/acpi
    >
    > (Both) Boot functions don't use cmdline, so don't pass it
    > around
    >
    > (Both) Remove include of unused header (Adrian Bunk)
    >
    > (Both) acpiphp.h includes both linux/acpi.h and acpi_bus.h.
    > Since the former now also includes the latter, acpiphp.h only needs the
    > one, now.
    >
    > (2.5) Make it possible to select method of bios restoring
    > after S3 resume. [=> no more ugly ifdefs] (Pavel Machek)
    >
    > (2.5) Make proc write interfaces work (Pavel Machek)
    >
    > (2.5) Properly init/clean up in cpufreq/acpi (Dominik
    > Brodowski)
    >
    > (2.5) Break out ACPI Perf code into its own module, under
    > cpufreq (Dominik Brodowski)
    >
    > (2.4) S4BIOS support (Ducrot Bruno)
    >
    > (2.4) Fix acpiphp_glue.c for latest ACPI struct changes
    > (Sergio Visinoni)
    >
    >
    > 3) iASL Compiler:
    >
    > Added support to disassemble SSDT and PSDTs.
    >
    > Implemented support to obtain SSDTs from the Windows registry
    > if available.
    >
    > -----------------------------
    > Andrew Grover
    > Intel Labs / Mobile Architecture
    > andrew.grover@intel.com
    >
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