[lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: convert drivers/hwmon/* to use module_i2c_driver()

Axel Lin axel.lin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 00:58:56 CET 2011


2011/11/28 Guenter Roeck <guenter.roeck at ericsson.com>:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 11:57:08AM -0500, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 02:06:27AM -0500, Axel Lin wrote:
>> > This patch converts the drivers in drivers/hwmon/* to use the
>> > module_i2c_driver() macro which makes the code smaller and a bit
>> > simpler.
>> >
>> > Cc: Corentin Labbe <corentin.labbe at geomatys.fr>
>> > Cc: Dirk Eibach <eibach at gdsys.de>
>> > Cc: "Mark M. Hoffman" <mhoffman at lightlink.com>
>> > Cc: Steve Glendinning <steve.glendinning at smsc.com>
>> > Cc: Riku Voipio <riku.voipio at iki.fi>
>> > Cc: Guillaume Ligneul <guillaume.ligneul at gmail.com>
>> > Cc: David George <david.george at ska.ac.za>
>> > Cc: "Hans J. Koch" <hjk at hansjkoch.de>
>> > Cc: Marc Hulsman <m.hulsman at tudelft.nl>
>> > Cc: Rudolf Marek <r.marek at assembler.cz>
>> > Signed-off-by: Axel Lin <axel.lin at gmail.com>
>>
>> Acked-by: Guenter Roeck <guenter.roeck at ericsson.com>
>>
>> What is the plan for those patches ? Are they expected to all go through the same tree,
>> or through individual trees after the necessary defines are introduced into mainline ?
>>
> My question was answered in another thread related to the misc subsystem.
> The patch this one depends on will only be available in 3.3-rc1. It would have been
> nice to let us know ahead of time, because I _did_ find out the hard way.
>
> I would suggest to resubmit the i2c and spi patches against a working baseline
> once it is available, to make sure it does not miss some new drivers.

I'll resend the patches once module_i2c_driver and module_spi_driver is merged.
Pls ignore this patch now.

Thanks,
Axel
>
> On a side note, this patch does miss the drivers in hwmon/pmbus, but I can take care
> of those myself.
>
> Guenter
>




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