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Date:   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:52:54 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Romain Perier <romain.perier@...labora.com>,
        Peter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@...labora.com>
Cc:     Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>,
        Doug Ledford <dledford@...hat.com>,
        Sean Hefty <sean.hefty@...el.com>,
        Hal Rosenstock <hal.rosenstock@...il.com>,
        jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, stas.yakovlev@...il.com,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        Felipe Balbi <balbi@...nel.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-usb@...r.kernel.org, linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Peter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@...labora.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 20/20] checkpatch: warn for use of old PCI pool API

On Mon, 2017-02-27 at 13:52 +0100, Romain Perier wrote:

> > I also wonder if you've in fact converted all of the
> > pci_pool struct and function uses why a new checkpatch
> > test is needed at all.
> 
> That's just to avoid futures mistakes/uses.

When all instances and macro definitions are removed
the check is pointless as any newly submitted patch
will not compile.

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