[PATCH 2.6] Forced i2c chip drivers have no name

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Mon Mar 15 22:36:36 CET 2004

> > I just noticed that I am doing something wrong in the i2c chip
> > drivers I ported to Linux 2.6. If these drivers are forced to a
> > specific chip type("kind" as we call it internally), then the device
> > doesn't have its name set (and defaults to an empty string).
> Nice catch.

You probably meant "shame on you" ;) I actually thought I was smarter
that other chip driver authors and tried doing things differently...
Turned out to be a bad idea.

I'm lucky that the missed path wasn't leading to anything critical.

Jean Delvare

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