Re: [PATCH 2/8] soc: realview: Use custom soc attribute group instead of device_create_file
From: Linus Walleij
Date: Mon May 25 2020 - 07:45:28 EST
On Sat, May 23, 2020 at 7:09 PM Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Commit c31e73121f4c ("base: soc: Handle custom soc information sysfs
> entries") introduced custom soc attribute group in soc_device_attribute
> structure but there are no users treewide. While trying to understand
> the motivation and tried to use it, it was found lot of existing custom
> attributes can moved to use it instead of device_create_file.
> Though most of these never remove/cleanup the custom attribute as they
> never call soc_device_unregister, using these custom attribute group
> eliminate the need for any cleanup as the driver infrastructure will
> take care of that.
> Let us remove device_create_file and start using the custom attribute
> group in soc_device_attribute.
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@xxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>