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

    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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