[PATCH] MTD Maps driver for Sharp LH7a40x

Marc Singer elf at buici.com
Sun Jun 13 20:54:55 EDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 02:07:48AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Sunday 13 June 2004 23:43, Marc Singer wrote:
> > I've removed the ununsed, if-def's and commented, code from the
> > driver.
> >
> > As for the C_MAPS loop, there doesn't seem to be a good way to remove
> > it.  Even though there is only one 'chip', we still the map_info
> > structure for the simple_map_init() and friends.  The number of code
> > code bytes to be saved is nomimal.  The change would be to remove the
> > array references.  How do they make the code 'confusing'?
> That's not a question of code bytes. 
> Why does this code need a for (i = 0; i < C_MAPS;...) loop, if there is only 
> one chip which has to be detected, neglected or whatever and C_MAPS is 
> therefor 1 ?

You originally stated that you thought it made the driver 'confusing'.
I'm not seeing how this makes it confusing.

> In fact the whole driver could be replaced by command line options.

So can the memory map.  The presence of a command line option doesn't
make it a good idea to use it. 

Let me put this a different way.  Are you saying that you'll apply the
patch if I remove the loop?


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