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Date:   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 16:23:41 +0300
From:   Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
To:     Sathyanarayanan Kuppuswamy Natarajan <sathyaosid@...il.com>
Cc:     Kuppuswamy Sathyanarayanan 
        <sathyanarayanan.kuppuswamy@...ux.intel.com>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy@...radead.org>,
        Zha Qipeng <qipeng.zha@...el.com>,
        "dvhart@...radead.org" <dvhart@...radead.org>,
        Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
        Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@...ana.be>,
        David Box <david.e.box@...ux.intel.com>,
        Rajneesh Bhardwaj <rajneesh.bhardwaj@...el.com>,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-watchdog@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/5] platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Add pmc gcr
 read/write/update api's

On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 4:51 AM, Sathyanarayanan Kuppuswamy Natarajan
<sathyaosid@...il.com> wrote:

>>> +static inline int is_gcr_valid(u32 offset)
>>
>> Pointer to ipcdev should be a parameter to this function.
>
> But ipcdev is a static variable, visible across this file. So there is
> no point in passing it as parameter.

That's one of refactoring needed for this library. You need to pass a
pointer to all internal functions and where it's possible to avoid
reference to a global variable.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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