[alsa-devel] [PATCH] USB: rename usb_buffer_alloc() and usb_buffer_free()

Alan Stern stern at rowland.harvard.edu
Tue Apr 13 21:27:36 CEST 2010

On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Daniel Mack wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 01:17:25PM +0200, Daniel Mack wrote:
> > For more clearance what the functions actually do,
> > 
> >   usb_buffer_alloc() is renamed to usb_alloc_coherent()
> >   usb_buffer_free()  is renamed to usb_free_coherent()
> > 
> > They should only be used in code which really needs DMA coherency.
> > 
> > All call sites have been changed accordingly, except for staging
> > drivers.
> Is this ok? As it's quite big, I think it should be merged soon if there
> are no objections.

I have no objection.  All it does is rename a couple of functions.  
There's no reason for this to go into 2.6.34; it can wait for the next 
merge window.

Alan Stern

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