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From: bkkarthik <bkkarthik@pesu.pes.edu>
To: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Anupama K Patil <anupamakpatil123@gmail.com>,
	Jaroslav Kysela <perex@perex.cz>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>,
	ACPI Devel Maling List <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Adam <developer@arusty.dev>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	kernelnewbies@kernelnewbies.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: pnp: proc.c: Removed unnecessary varibles
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:22:54 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210426175254.g63l272o4hnagcs2@burgerking> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YIa3H6kGFXiqWRtg@unreal>

On 21/04/26 03:50PM, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 02:00:58PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 6:57 AM Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 03:08:03PM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> > > > On 4/22/21 12:03 PM, Anupama K Patil wrote:
> > > > > de, e are two variables of the type 'struct proc_dir_entry'
> > > > > which can be removed to save memory. This also fixes a coding style
> > > > > issue reported by checkpatch where we are suggested to make assignment
> > > > > outside the if statement.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Sounds like a reasonable change.
> > >
> > > It is unclear how much changes to ISA code are welcomed.

If changes to ISA code aren't welcomed, should these be marked obsolete in the MAINTIANERS file?

> > 
> > Real fixes and obvious cleanups are, not much more than that.
> 
> While first part is easy to determine, the second one is more blurry.
> 
> > 
> > > According to the Wikipedia, even Windows Vista disabled ISA PnP by default.
> > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legacy_Plug_and_Play#Specifications

I wasn't aware until after this reply. Sorry about that!

thanks,

karthik

> > 
> > It is indeed unclear how many systems with this interface still run
> > Linux, but as long as the code is in the tree, there's nothing wrong
> > with attempting to improve it.  There's no assurance that all such
> > patches will be applied, though.
> > 
> > Thanks!

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-26 17:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-22 18:03 Anupama K Patil
2021-04-23 21:08 ` Shuah Khan
2021-04-26  4:57   ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-26 12:00     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2021-04-26 12:50       ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-26 17:52         ` bkkarthik [this message]
2021-04-27  4:18           ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-28 12:12   ` Jaroslav Kysela
2021-04-28 12:17 ` Jaroslav Kysela

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