Re: [PATCH 1/2] ACPI processor: force throttling state when BIOS returns incorrect value

From: Frans Pop
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 15:41:13 EST

Thanks for picking up the patch Andrew.

On Wednesday 26 August 2009, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:43:34 +0200 Frans Pop <elendil@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > --- a/drivers/acpi/processor_throttling.c
> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/processor_throttling.c
> > @@ -62,7 +62,8 @@ struct throttling_tstate {
> >
> > static int acpi_processor_get_throttling(struct acpi_processor *pr);
> > -int acpi_processor_set_throttling(struct acpi_processor *pr, int state);
> > +int acpi_processor_set_throttling(struct acpi_processor *pr,
> > + int state, bool force);
> WARNING: externs should be avoided in .c files
> #74: FILE: drivers/acpi/processor_throttling.c:65:
> +int acpi_processor_set_throttling(struct acpi_processor *pr,
> checkpatch speaketh truth - there's already a declaration in
> acpi/processor.h anyway.
> I'll leave it alone though. Cleaning up acpi code isn't on the agenda
> for today.

Yeah, but it wasn't an error introduced by my patch, so I chose to
ignore it in order to keep my change straightforward.
The whole file gives:
total: 6 errors, 15 warnings, 1326 lines checked

I really did not want to get into that, although this is the only
error of that type. You also have to allow for my limited C skills :-/

> Please integrate checkpatch into your patch preparation tools. It
> finds stuff.

I do run checkpatch frequently, but I don't yet have enough volume
that I have my own a toolset for preparing patches. I do have a
nice one for building kernels though, so who knows :-)

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