[lm-sensors] [PATCH] X1205 cleanup
khali at linux-fr.org
Wed Dec 28 23:28:19 CET 2005
> > What is the point of your cleanup? As I understand it, the driver is no
> > more exporting any functionality to the rest of the kernel. As it has no
> > user-space interface either, this means that the only thing the driver
> > is useful for is running x1205_hctosys at runtime - and even this only
> > happens if the module parameter hctosys has been set, which isn't the
> > default.
> This cleanup was in preparation for the new rtc subsystem I'm writing,
> so I thought it was better to leave those functions there.
In that case, you are doing things in the wrong order. You should first
introduce your new RTC subsystem (which I think is a good idea,
although I lack time to actually look into your implementation), then
convert your driver directly to use it. Having an intermediate state
where your driver is mostly useless doesn't make much sense.
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