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Re: pcmcia

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: pcmcia
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: 30 Nov 2001 09:50:51 -0800
Cc: "Guillermo A. Loyola" <gmo@broadcom.com>, linux-mips <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>, sforge <linux-mips-kernel@lists.sourceforge.net>
In-reply-to: <E169rrU-0004GN-00@the-village.bc.nu>
References: <E169rrU-0004GN-00@the-village.bc.nu>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Fri, 2001-11-30 at 09:54, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > We need the same here, how about doing this instead:
> > > 
> > > #ifdef __i386__
> > > typedef u_short   ioaddr_t;
> > > #else
> > > typedef u_int     ioaddr_t;
> > > #endif
> > 
> > That probably makes more sense.  I wasn't sure if it's only x86 that
> > needs? ioaddr_t to be a 16 bit type.  
> 
> Is there any platform where making it int actually -breaks-. 

I can't see how it would break anything ... but I've said that before. 
It's not a variable which maps a hardware register, a protocol field,
etc, so it should be safe to just make it an int.  

> At least for 2.5 it would seem a lot saner to just make it bigger and see

Pete



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