[PATCH 01/12] staging: comedi: drivers: introduce comedi_legacy_detach()

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Thu Apr 18 10:48:00 UTC 2013


On 2013-04-18 11:36, Ian Abbott wrote:

> An alternative implementation would be to leave
> __comedi_request_region() alone, but change comedi_request_region() to
> record the length in a new member dev->iolen at the same time that it
> records the start address in dev->iobase.  Then your
> comedi_legacy_detach() could do something like:
>
> 	if (dev->iolen) {
> 		release_region(dev->iobase, dev->iolen);
> 		dev->iolen = 0;
> 	}
>
> I think it seems slightly simpler and shouldn't affect your other
> patches.  Any thoughts?

Well it would conflict with your existing patch 10 slightly, but 
shouldn't affect the drivers.

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