Re: [ACPI] [PATCH] Updated patches for PCI IRQ resource deallocation support [2/3]

From: Zwane Mwaikambo <>
Date: 2004-09-29 00:05:02
On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:

> > > Why not just make these static inlines in header files? Since you're on
> > > this, how about making irq_desc and friends dynamic too?
> I'm not quite sure what you are saying, but my idea is defining
> acpi_unregister_gsi() as a opposite part of acpi_register_gsi().
> Acpi_register_gsi() is defined for each arch (i386, ia64), so
> acpi_unregister_gsi() is defined for each i386 and ia64 too. 

Well i meant can't you define them in a header file as follows;

static void inline acpi_unregister_gsi (unsigned int irq)

An advantage is that it saves memory since you don't also have to create 
the extra data objects for the exported symbol. But really you don't have 
to export something which does nothing.

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