New ACPI blacklist format
marcel at xcllnt.net
Tue May 11 17:59:36 PDT 2004
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 06:35:38PM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> : >
> : > You put all three of them in GENERIC and people can add or remove them
> : > from their own kernel configuration to fit their needs (and save space).
> : > If the quirks are in MI files, then this also avoids that i386 quirks
> : > end up in amd64 or ia64 kernels.
> : There will be about 100-300 of these. :)
> All the more reason to have them in a form that can easily be subset
> and takes the tedium (== error possibilities) out of the loop :-)
Agreed. The compactness and syntax of the source code can then be
optimized for readability and editability. The generated quirks can
be optimized for speed and space. With that many quirk entries, I
think that's important enough to the offset the added complexity...
Marcel Moolenaar USPA: A-39004 marcel at xcllnt.net
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