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Date:   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:52:54 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <>
To:     Romain Perier <>,
        Peter Senna Tschudin <>
Cc:     Dan Williams <>,
        Doug Ledford <>,
        Sean Hefty <>,
        Hal Rosenstock <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <>,
        Felipe Balbi <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,,,,,
        Peter Senna Tschudin <>
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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