Re: [PATCH 00/90] staging: comedi: cleanup the pci_dev usage

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Jul 19 2012 - 19:53:33 EST

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 06:23:20PM -0700, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> All the comedi pci drivers currently store a pointer to the pci_dev
> in their private data. We can use the 'struct device *hw_dev' variable
> in the comedi_device struct instead and introduce a wrapper for
> to_pci_dev() to allow the drivers to easily get the pci_dev.
> This patchset does just that. It also removes the private data from
> the drivers that no longer needed it.
> Some of the drivers required a bit of cleanup to their "find pci device"
> code or the private data in order to make the conversion cleaner.
> There are still a couple drivers, specifically the ni and addi ones,
> that need additional work before they can be converted cleanly.

I've applied all of these (with the updated 01/90 patch). Can you
please send follow-on patches to resolve the issues that Ian pointed


greg k-h
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