[lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: Document the use of devres functions
khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Jun 17 08:39:08 CEST 2012
On Sat, 16 Jun 2012 21:35:39 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> devres functions are the preferred means to allocate resources in hwmon drivers.
> Document it.
> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net>
> Documentation/hwmon/submitting-patches | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/submitting-patches b/Documentation/hwmon/submitting-patches
> index 86f42e8..790f774 100644
> --- a/Documentation/hwmon/submitting-patches
> +++ b/Documentation/hwmon/submitting-patches
> @@ -70,6 +70,9 @@ increase the chances of your change being accepted.
> review more difficult. It may also result in code which is more complicated
> than necessary. Use inline functions or just regular functions instead.
> +* Use devres functions whenever possible to allocate resources. For rationale
> + and supported functions, please see Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt.
> * If the driver has a detect function, make sure it is silent. Debug messages
> and messages printed after a successful detection are acceptable, but it
> must not print messages such as "Chip XXX not found/supported".
Acked-by: Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org>
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