Re: [PATCH] i2c: create builtin_i2c_driver to avoid registration boilerplate
From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Wed Jan 13 2016 - 05:06:55 EST
On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 03:33:19PM -0500, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> In commit f309d4443130bf814e991f836e919dca22df37ae ("platform_device:
> better support builtin boilerplate avoidance") we introduced the
> builtin_driver macro.
> Here we use that support and extend it to I2C driver registration,
> so where a driver is clearly non-modular and builtin-only, we can
> register it in a similar fashion. And existing code that is clearly
> non-modular can be updated with the simple mapping of
> module_i2c_driver(...) ---> builtin_i2c_driver(...)
> We've essentially cloned the former to make the latter, and taken
> out the remove/module_exit parts since those never get used in a
> non-modular build of the code.
> A similar thing was done in commit b4eb6cdbbd13698704863f680c643c569909e1c2
> ("PCI: Add builtin_pci_driver() to avoid registration boilerplate").
> Cc: Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Alexandre Courbot <gnurou@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-gpio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: linux-i2c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Applied to for-next (i.e. v4.5), thanks!
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