[PATCH] i2c driver fixes for 2.6.1

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Tue Jan 20 00:59:17 CET 2004


ChangeSet 1.1474.98.2, 2004/01/14 11:09:15-08:00, khali at linux-fr.org

[PATCH] I2C: documentation update

> > They should be converted.  From module.h:
> > 	/* DEPRECATED: Do not use. */
> > 	#define MODULE_PARM(var,type) 	\
> > 	...
>
> Note that realistically, it's not going away in 2.6, so mass migration
> doesn't really win anything.  However, I never implemented mixing old
> and new style in the same module, so if you're adding a parameter, it
> makes sense to convert them all.

OK, I don't have much time for a mass conversion anyway. Greg, could you
please apply the following patch to the "porting-clients" document so
that at least the new drivers don't need to be converted afterwards?


 Documentation/i2c/porting-clients |    5 ++++-
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


diff -Nru a/Documentation/i2c/porting-clients b/Documentation/i2c/porting-clients
--- a/Documentation/i2c/porting-clients	Mon Jan 19 15:33:17 2004
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/porting-clients	Mon Jan 19 15:33:17 2004
@@ -92,7 +92,10 @@
   i2c_get_clientdata(client) instead.
 
 * [Interface] Init function should not print anything. Make sure
-  there is a MODULE_LICENSE() line.
+  there is a MODULE_LICENSE() line. MODULE_PARM() is replaced
+  by module_param(). Note that module_param has a third parameter,
+  that you should set to 0 by default. See include/linux/moduleparam.h
+  for details.
 
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