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Date:	Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:30:56 +0100
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
To:	"Zheng, Lv" <>
Cc:	Rickard Strandqvist <>,
	"Moore, Robert" <>,
	"Wysocki, Rafael J" <>,
	Len Brown <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] acpi: acpica: utmisc.c:  Remove unused function

On Monday, January 05, 2015 08:32:59 AM Zheng, Lv wrote:
> Hi, Rickard
> > From: Rickard Strandqvist []
> > Sent: Friday, January 02, 2015 1:16 AM
> > 
> > Remove the function acpi_ut_is_aml_table() that is not used anywhere.
> This function is used by the ACPICA debugger and disassembler.
> The ACPICA release process has just automatically released this function from the ACPICA code base to the Linux kernel.
> We shouldn't just remove it from the Linux kernel code base.
> If we do so, it's just turned into divergences that can hurt the release automation.
> You may use ACPI_FUTURE_USAGE around these functions instead.

Can we do that in upstream ACPICA?

I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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