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From: Jeff Garzik <>
To: Alan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sata_sis: Support for PATA supports
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 11:13:36 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070108161107.121f196b@localhost.localdomain>

Alan wrote:
> This is quick rework of the patch Uwe proposed but using Kconfig not
> ifdefs and user selection to sort out PATA support. Instead of ifdefs and
> requiring the user to select both drivers the SATA driver selects the
> PATA one.
> For neatness I've also moved the extern into the function that uses it.
> Two questions really
> 1.	Do you want the extern in a header file

not for an atom so small.

When I mentioned header files (if this was the genesis of your 
question), I intentionally referred to sata_promise.h as an example of 
sharing /code/ between two drivers.

> 2.	Is this now neat enough to keep you happy Jeff or shall I do
> the library split anyway ?

It's still ugly relying on an unused driver like this, but this 
[current] revision is clean enough that I'll go ahead and apply this patch.


  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-08 16:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-08 16:11 [PATCH] sata_sis: Support for PATA supports Alan
2007-01-08 16:13 ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2007-01-09 10:37 ` Jeff Garzik
2007-01-25  1:28 ` Jeff Garzik

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