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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] ACPI/PCI Hotplug: acpiphp cleanup
On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 13:42:33 -0600
Alex Chiang <achiang@hp.com> wrote:

> Hi Len, Jesse,
>
> I'd like to have this patch series considered for the current release
> because it clarifies some usage of the new interface
> acpi_get_pci_dev() that was also introduced in this release cycle.
>
> The short story is, acpi_get_pci_dev() doesn't always return a struct
> pci_dev, because a PCI root bridge may not have an associated pci_dev
> on platforms with non-materialized root bridges.
>
> See this patch for more:
>
> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/32613/
>
> I had to export acpi_pci_root to accomplish my goal, but it did result
> in a nice net cleanup in acpiphp.
>
> It should probably go through Jesse's tree, but needs Len's ACK for
> the acpi_pci_root bit.

Haven't heard from Len yet, but I'm a bit nervous about adding this to
for-linus. We already have a fix upstream for the acpi_get_pci_dev
issue right? So there's no hurry on this set of (nice) cleanups is
there?

Thanks,
--
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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