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Date:   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:14:33 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jack Ping CHNG <jack.ping.chng@...ux.intel.com>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Himanshu Jha <himanshujha199640@...il.com>
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>,
        Enrico Weigelt <lkml@...ux.net>,
        Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>
Subject: Re: drivers: Provide devm_platform_ioremap_resource_byname()

>> I don't like adding new apis with no user.
>
> Perhaps Jack Ping will send it as a first patch of his series where he utilizes
> this functionality. Would it be acceptable?

The proposed function can get wider application in a reasonable time frame
if a corresponding script for the semantic patch language (Coccinelle software)
would perform an automatic source code conversion (for example)
according to your change acceptance.
How do you think about to support a bit more collateral software evolution?

Regards,
Markus

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