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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPICA: make acpi_load_table() return table index
On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 07:09:05PM +0300, Schmauss, Erik wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nikolaus Voss <nikolaus.voss@loewensteinmedical.de>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:08 AM
> > To: Shevchenko, Andriy <andriy.shevchenko@intel.com>; Schmauss, Erik
> > <erik.schmauss@intel.com>; Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net>; Moore,
> > Robert <robert.moore@intel.com>
> > Cc: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>; Jacek Anaszewski
> > <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>; Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>; Dan Murphy
> > <dmurphy@ti.com>; linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org; devel@acpica.org; linux-
> > kernel@vger.kernel.org; nv@vosn.de; Nikolaus Voss
> > <nikolaus.voss@loewensteinmedical.de>
> > Subject: [PATCH] ACPICA: make acpi_load_table() return table index
> >
> Hi Nikolaus,
>
> > 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(), should provide this information via an optional pointer to
> > the loaded table index.
>
> We'll take this patch for ACPICA upstream

Erik,

how about to have also counterpart to acpi_load_table() which will do
what it's done now in acpi_configfs.c via acpi_tb_*() API?

Because it's kinda strange to call acpi_load_table*() and acpi_tb_*()
in the same module.

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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