RE: [PATCH 00/90] staging: comedi: cleanup the pci_dev usage
From: H Hartley Sweeten
Date: Thu Jul 19 2012 - 20:04:16 EST
On Thursday, July 19, 2012 4:53 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> 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
Thanks! I was a bit worried about having to repost the whole set
I'm working on the issues now. You should see it tomorrow.
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