Re: [PATCH 1/5, resend] PCI: adjust quirk handler sectionannotations

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 12:56:07 EST

>>> On 09.05.12 at 18:08, Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> On 09.05.12 at 17:54, Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> My inclination is that all PCI fixups should work the same for
>>> hot-added devices as for those present at boot, which would suggest
>>> that we should always use __devinit, not __init. If I'm missing
>>> something, please educate me :)
>> That's certainly possible - I simply based the patch on what is there
>> currently.
> Yep, your patch makes perfect sense considering the tree as it is
> today. But if you agree with my sense of what it *should* be, I think
> we should leave things as they are, or work on moving everything

I indeed wondered why it isn't that way while doing this.

> towards __devinit (I'd be thrilled if you wanted to work on that :)).
> Otherwise we'd just be changing things to __init that we'd have to
> change back later.

I'd perhaps rather drop my patches then, as the main benefit
(moving stuff from resident text to init text) would go away.


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