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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/14] PCI: tegra: Move PCIe driver to drivers/pci/host
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On Saturday 12 January 2013, Thierry Reding wrote:
> > I already hinted at that in one of the other subthreads. Having such a
> > multiplex would also allow the driver to be built as a module. I had
> > already thought about this when I was working on an earlier version of
> > these patches. Basically these would be two ops attached to the host
> > bridge, and the generic arch_setup_msi_irq() could then look that up
> > given the struct pci_dev that is passed to it and call this new per-
> > host bridge .setup_msi_irq().
>
> struct pci_ops looks like a good place to put these. They'll be
> available from each struct pci_bus, so should be easy to call from
> arch_setup_msi_irq().
>
> Any objections?
>

struct pci_ops has a long history of being specifically about
config space read/write operations, so on the one hand it does
not feel like the right place to put interrupt specific operations,
but on the other hand, the name sounds appropriate and I cannot
think of any other place to put this, so it's fine with me.

The only alternative I can think of is to introduce a new
structure next to it in struct pci_bus, but that feels a bit
pointless. Maybe Bjorn has a preference one way or the other.

Arnd


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