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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/5] acpi: Store the Physical Location of Device (_PLD) information
Hi Rafael,

On Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 12:43:48PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> One overall problem I see here is that it potentially stores a bunch
> of _PLD buffers that will never be used, which is a waste of memory.
> It may be better to make acpi_device_get_location() evaluate _PLD for
> the target device if it cannot be found in the list and either update
> one of the existing entries if the crc matches and return the pld data
> from there, or add a new item to the list and return its pld data.

The primary goal of this series is actually to see the other devices
that share a fixed location with our device. The _PLD buffer cache
would be nice, but not necessary. We don't have to store the _PLD
buffer itself as part of the location structure at all if that's a

I'll make the change.



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