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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPICA: Introduce acpi_load_table_with_index()
On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 03:07:34PM +0300, Shevchenko, Andriy wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 11:47:01AM +0200, Nikolaus Voss wrote:
> > For unloading an ACPI table, it is necessary to provide the
> > index of the table. The method intended for dynamically
> > loading or hotplug addition of tables, acpi_load_table(),
> > does not provide this information, so a new function
> > acpi_load_table_with_index() with the same functionality,
> > but an optional pointer to the loaded table index is introduced.
> >
> > The new function is used in the acpi_configfs driver to save the
> > index of the newly loaded table in order to unload it later.
> I'll test it later, though couple of remarks:
> - would it make sense to provide a counter part helper for unloading? Now it
> looks a bit inconsistent in configfs when we use acpi_load_*() vs.
> acpi_tb_*() in remove.

...and I think we may unexport acpi_tb_* in this case as Bob suggested for it
to be internal API.

> - please, include Ferry into Cc (as done in this mail)

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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