Re: [PATCH v1 1/5] ACPI: utils: Introduce acpi_match_video_device_handle() helper

From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Fri Jul 08 2022 - 17:27:20 EST

On Tue, Jul 05, 2022 at 08:40:30PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 7:47 AM Mika Westerberg
> <mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 01, 2022 at 12:28:15AM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > extern long acpi_is_video_device(acpi_handle handle);
> > > +extern bool acpi_match_video_device_handle(acpi_handle handle);
> >
> > I think we can do slightly better here. The only caller of
> > acpi_is_video_device() is in drivers/acpi/video_detect.c so we can move
> > it there and make it static (is_video_device()).

AFAICS, the scan.c is user of it as well.

> > Then we can name this one acpi_is_video_device() instead and in addition
> > make it take struct acpi_device as parameter instead of acpi_handle (I
> > think we should not use acpi_handles in drivers if possible).
> Agreed.

Not sure it will help to have acpi device since most of the callers asks for
handle to be checked.

Taking into account above, what we can do is to rename it to


which should be clearer than initial proposal.


With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko