Re: [PATCH] Documentation: Remove reference to acpi_platform_device_ids from acpi/enumeration

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri Jul 11 2014 - 18:10:25 EST

On Friday, July 11, 2014 11:03:39 AM Darren Hart wrote:
> As of:
> 4845934 ACPI / scan: use platform bus type by default for _HID enumeration
> ACPI uses the platform bus by default, changing the opt-in to an opt-out
> policy, eliminating the acpi_platform_device_ids table and replacing it
> with forbidden_id_list[].
> Remove the qualifying paragraph from the acpi/enumeration documentation
> as it no longer applies.

Sure thing. I was about to do that myself, but you beat me to it. :-)

Applied, thanks!

> Reported-by: Max Eliaser <max@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Darren Hart <dvhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt | 6 ------
> 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt b/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
> index fd786ea..e182be5 100644
> --- a/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
> @@ -60,12 +60,6 @@ If the driver needs to perform more complex initialization like getting and
> configuring GPIOs it can get its ACPI handle and extract this information
> from ACPI tables.
> -Currently the kernel is not able to automatically determine from which ACPI
> -device it should make the corresponding platform device so we need to add
> -the ACPI device explicitly to acpi_platform_device_ids list defined in
> -drivers/acpi/acpi_platform.c. This limitation is only for the platform
> -devices, SPI and I2C devices are created automatically as described below.
> -
> DMA support
> ~~~~~~~~~~~
> DMA controllers enumerated via ACPI should be registered in the system to

I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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