Re: [PATCH] Input: ar1021-i2c - fix too long name in driver's device table
From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Tue Dec 13 2016 - 00:58:32 EST
On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 03:57:02PM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> The name field in structure i2c_device_id is 20 characters, and we
> expect it to be NULL-terminated, however we are trying to stuff it with
> 21 bytes and thus NULL-terminator is lost. This causes issues when one
> creates device with name "MICROCHIP_AR1021_I2C" as i2c core cuts off the
> last "C", and automatic module loading by alias does not work as result.
> The -I2C suffix in the device name is superfluous, we know what bus we
> are dealing with, so let's drop it.
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116211
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@xxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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