Re: [PATCH 1/3] include: linux: i2c: more helpers for declaring i2c drivers

From: Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Date: Mon Jun 24 2019 - 01:44:12 EST

On 21.06.19 23:17, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 08:39:37PM +0200, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult wrote:
>> From: Enrico Weigelt <info@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Add more helper macros for trivial driver init cases, similar to the
>> already existing module_i2c_driver()+friends - now for those which
>> are initialized at other stages (eg. by subsys_initcall()).
>> This helps to further reduce driver init boilerplate.
> Uh, no! Using subsys_initcall is an old fashioned hack to work around
> boot time dependencies. Unless there are very strong arguments, I
> usually do not accept them anymore. So, any simplification of that sends
> out the wrong message.

Okay, what's the correct initialization method then ?
Just convert it to already existing module_i2c_driver() ?


Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
info@xxxxxxxxx -- +49-151-27565287