Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] ACPI: Add _OST support for ACPI hotplug

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Fri May 11 2012 - 13:09:39 EST

Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@xxxxxx> writes:

> This patchset supports ACPI OSPM Status Indication (_OST) method for
> ACPI CPU/memory/container hotplug operations and sysfs eject. After
> ACPI hotplug operation has completed, OSPM calls _OST to indicate the
> result of the operation to the platform. If _OST is not present, this
> patchset has no effect on the platform.
> This _OST support can be enabled or disabled with a new config option
> CONFIG_ACPI_HOTPLUG_OST. This option is disabled by default. When
> this option is disabled, this patchset has no effect on the platform.

Does that control compiling in/out significant sized code?

Controlling code behaviour by CONFIG option has been long deprecated.
This is always better done as a runtime option.

Just think what should a distribution who wants to use the same binary
on all systems set.


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