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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/71] ncr5380: Remove NCR5380_local_declare and NCR5380_setup macros
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On 11/18/2015 09:35 AM, Finn Thain wrote:
> The NCR5380_local_declare and NCR5380_setup macros exist to define and
> initialize a particular local variable, to provide the address of the
> chip registers needed for the driver's implementation of its
> NCR5380_read/write register access macros.
>
> In cumana_1 and macscsi, these macros generate pointless code like this,
> struct Scsi_Host *_instance;
> _instance = instance;
>
> In pas16, the use of NCR5380_read/write in pas16_hw_detect() requires that
> the io_port local variable has been defined and initialized, but the
> NCR5380_local_declare and NCR5380_setup macros can't be used for that
> purpose because the Scsi_Host struct has not yet been instantiated.
>
> Moreover, these macros were removed from atari_NCR5380.c long ago and
> now they constitute yet another discrepancy between the two core driver
> forks.
>
> Remove these "optimizations".
>
> Signed-off-by: Finn Thain <fthain@telegraphics.com.au>
>
> ---
Reviewed-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>

Cheers,

Hannes
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