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Date:   Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:39:07 +0200
From:   Mika Westerberg <>
To:     Dmitry Torokhov <>
Cc:     "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Hans de Goede <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] device property: export code duplicating array of
 property entries

On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 11:38:48PM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> When augmenting ACPI-enumerated devices with additional property data based
> on DMI info, a module has often several potential property sets, with only
> one being active on a given box. In order to save memory it should be
> possible to mark everything and __initdata or __initconst, execute DMI
> match early, and duplicate relevant properties. Then kernel will discard
> the rest of them.
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <>

I think this is good idea, so please feel free to add my,

Reviewed-by: Mika Westerberg <>

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