Re: [PATCH 0/9] net: simplify getting .driver_data
From: David Miller
Date: Mon Oct 22 2018 - 00:11:18 EST
From: Wolfram Sang <wsa+renesas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:00:11 +0200
> I got tired of fixing this in Renesas drivers manually, so I took the big
> hammer. Remove this cumbersome code pattern which got copy-pasted too much
> - struct platform_device *pdev = to_platform_device(dev);
> - struct ep93xx_keypad *keypad = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
> + struct ep93xx_keypad *keypad = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> A branch, tested by buildbot, can be found here:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/wsa/linux.git coccinelle/get_drvdata
> I have been asked if it couldn't be done for dev_set_drvdata as well. I checked
> it and did not find one occasion where it could be simplified like this. Not
> much of a surprise because driver_data is usually set in probe() functions
> which access struct platform_device in many other ways.
> I am open for other comments, suggestions, too, of course.
> Here is the cocci-script I created:
Series applied to net-next, thanks.