[PATCH v5 03/18] ACPI / table: Count matched and successfully parsed entries without specifying max entries

Hanjun Guo hanjun.guo at linaro.org
Tue Nov 18 16:34:42 PST 2014

On 2014-11-19 4:15, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 09:51:25 PM Hanjun Guo wrote:
>> Hi Rafael,
>> On 2014年10月17日 21:36, Hanjun Guo wrote:
>>> From: Tomasz Nowicki <tomasz.nowicki at linaro.org>
>>> It is very useful to traverse all available table entries without max
>>> number of expected entries type. Current acpi_parse_entries()
>>> implementation gives that feature but it does not count those entries,
>>> it returns 0 instead, so fix it to count matched and successfully
>>> entries and return it.
>>> NOTE: This change has no impact to x86 and ia64 archs since existing code
>>> checks for error occurrence only (acpi_parse_entries(...,0) < 0).
>>> Acked-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely at linaro.org>
>>> Signed-off-by: Tomasz Nowicki <tomasz.nowicki at linaro.org>
>>> Signed-off-by: Hanjun Guo <hanjun.guo at linaro.org>
>> Patch 2 and patch 3 are only for ACPI cores, and have no harm to x86
>> and IA64, could you merge first in 3.19?
> I can do that if that helps.

Yes, it helps to keep the next version of ARM64 ACPI patch set smaller
and easy for review. If any rebase work needed, please let me know.


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