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From: "Dave Airlie" <airlied@gmail.com>
To: "Arjan van de Ven" <arjan@infradead.org>
Cc: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>,
	jgarzik@pobox.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc5] intel_rng: substitue magic PCI IDs with macros
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 06:31:01 +1100
Message-ID: <21d7e9970701141131n24bb371di2c941c681b4afdf8@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1168796241.3123.954.camel@laptopd505.fenrus.org>

On 1/15/07, Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 19:24 +0200, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote:
> > Substitue intel_rng magic PCI IDs values used in the IDs table
> > with the macros defined in pci_ids.h
> >
> Hi,
>
>
> hmm this is actually the opposite direction than most of the kernel is
> heading in, mostly because the pci_ids.h file is a major maintenance
> pain.
>
> Afaik the current "rule" is: if a PCI ID is only used in one driver, use
> the numeric value and not (add) a symbolic constant.
>

My guess is that the RNG is on the LPC so the values are used in a few places..

Dave.

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-14 17:24 Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-14 17:37 ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-01-14 19:31   ` Dave Airlie [this message]
2007-01-14 23:07     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-15  0:29       ` Greg KH
2007-01-15  7:16   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-15 17:50   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-15  0:29 ` Greg KH
2007-01-15  9:17   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-15 20:38 Ahmed S. Darwish

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