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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] Add API for weak DMA masks
    > Why do we need it?  Is the call to set the 32bit mask when it fails
    > a too big burden for the driver author?

    We have tons of drivers that go

    try and set 64bit
    oh failed
    try and set 32 bit
    oh worked

    When what most actually want is "set it no more than this wide" - a
    request or even a "pci_set_best_mask()" type idea.

    Lots less code duplication.

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