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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acpi:apd:add AMD ACPI2Platform device support for x86 system.
On Monday, November 24, 2014 01:02:30 AM Xue, Ken wrote:
> On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 01:58:11 PM Ken Xue wrote:
> > This new feature is to interpret AMD specific ACPI device to platform
> > device such as I2C, UART found on AMD CZ and later chipsets. It is
> > based on example INTEL LPSS. Now, it can support AMD I2C & UART.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ken Xue <>
> > Signed-off-by: Jeff Wu <>
> Generally speaking, this seems to duplicate much code from acpi_lpss which should be re-used instead. What about moving the code that will be common between acpi_lpss and the new driver into a new file (say acpi_soc.c)?
> Also, you need to avoid automatic creation of platform devices when !X86_AMD_PLATFORM_DEVICE in analogy with what acpi_lpss does, or bad things will happen.
> [ken] sounds fair enough. Let me take action to merge drivers to acpi_soc.c ? or you have other plan?

I'd prefer the common code to reside in one file (or one .c file and one header
file), and the driver-specific code to stay in separate per-driver files.

I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.

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