[lm-sensors] What about i2c_smbus_read_block_data() ?

Hans-Jürgen Koch hjk at linutronix.de
Sun Apr 8 11:26:02 CEST 2007


Am Sonntag 08 April 2007 10:58 schrieb Jean Delvare:

>
> I have a different variant of this patch in my local tree, which takes
> the i2c-core changes that happened in the meantime into account. I'm
> attaching it to this post if someone want to take a look and/or
> comment. 

Looks allright to me.

> In fact I think I'll schedule this patch for merge into 2.6.22 
> regardless of the state of the lm93 driver patch. 

Good idea. I will submit a first version of the LM93 patch next Thursday
or Friday. It's ready, but I cannot test it until then.

> I'm a bit tired to 
> have to maintain that patch off-tree and to see people waste their time
> wondering where that function has gone, searching the mailing list for
> explanations, finding the patch and resubmitting it. We all have better
> things to do.

I second that.

>
> Anyway, the key point for Hans-Jürgen is: you can assume that function
> i2c_smbus_read_block_data() will be available to you when your lm93
> driver patch is merged upstream.

Fine.

Thanks,
Hans





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