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SubjectRe: please use pci_alloc_irq_vectors in thunderx_edac.
On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 08:06:00AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Hi Sergey,
> you're new thunderx_edac driver uses pci_enable_msix_exact for no
> good reason. Can you please switch it to use pci_alloc_irq_vectors
> before it gets merged to mainline?

Do we need to mark pci_enable_msix_exact() deprecated or so, or maybe a
checkpatch rule?

It says so in some text file in Documentation:

4.3 Legacy APIs

The following old APIs to enable and disable MSI or MSI-X interrupts should
not be used in new code:

pci_enable_msi() /* deprecated */
pci_disable_msi() /* deprecated */
pci_enable_msix_range() /* deprecated */
pci_enable_msix_exact() /* deprecated */
pci_disable_msix() /* deprecated */

but maybe we should enforce it?


Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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