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Date:	Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:02:28 +0100
From:	Tilman Schmidt <>
To:	Greg KH <>
CC:	Stephen Rothwell <>,
	LKML <>,,
	Karsten Keil <>,
Subject: Re: Can we remove pci_find_device() yet?

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Am 2010-01-12 18:39 schrieb Greg KH:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 05:42:14PM +0100, Tilman Schmidt wrote:
>> Many of the calls to pci_find_device() have checkpatch problems
>> which of course do not go away by just substituting another
>> function name, so I would be obliged to restructure all those
>> call sites by hand for the sake of "not introducing new code
>> with checkpatch problems". BTDT.
> No you would not, don't be crazy.  Modfying a single line to rename a
> function from one thing to another could never be decreed as a "don't
> add bad code".  And if someone says it is, well, you just found someone
> who doesn't know what they are doing :)

Ok. I do hope you are right, and my extrapolation from past
experience was wrong.

> Please continue with this idea, it's sane, and valid.

Alright, will do. Patch will follow later today, SCJ. Let's see
what the checkpatch police will say.


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