On Tue, 2016-03-01 at 15:13 +0000, Moore, Robert wrote:
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> Subject: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI/NFIT: Update Control Region Structure to
> comply ACPI 6.1
> ACPI 6.1, Table 5-133, updates NVDIMM Control Region Structure as
> - Valid Fields, Manufacturing Location, and Manufacturing Date
> are added from reserved range. No change in the structure size.
> - IDs defined as SPD values are arrays of bytes. The spec
> clarified that they need to be represented as arrays of bytes
> as well.
> This patch makes the following changes to support this update.
> - Change 'struct acpi_nfit_control_region' to reflect the update.
> SPD IDs are defined as arrays of bytes, so that they can be
> treated in the same way regardless of CPU endianness and are
> not miss-treated as little-endian numeric values.
I don't think we are going to start changing the ACPI tables defined in
the ACPICA headers because of this. We do in fact have macros for this
Can you elaborate what macros you suggest to use for this purpose?