Re: [PATCH v3 2/8] MAINTAINERS: Add entry for devm helpers

From: Matti Vaittinen
Date: Wed Apr 21 2021 - 03:51:39 EST

On Tue, 2021-03-23 at 15:19 +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 02:58:28PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 3/23/21 2:56 PM, Matti Vaittinen wrote:
> > > Devm helper header containing small inline helpers was added.
> > > Hans promised to maintain it.
> > >
> > > Add Hans as maintainer and myself as designated reviewer.
> > >
> > Ultimately this is up to Greg though, so lets wait and see what
> > Greg has to say about this.
> Can we move some of the devm_* calls in include/device.h into here as
> well so that you all can be in charge of them instead of me?

Seems like this was left w/o answer. I guess the question was pointed
to Hans - but what comes to my (not always so humble) opinion - most of
the devm functions in device.h are tightly related to the device
interface or devres. Thus the device.h feels like appropriate place for
most of those. OTOH, the kmalloc/kfree related functions, strdub and
kmemdub might be candidates for move - those are not really "device

But this is really not my call :)

Best Regards
Matti Vaittinen

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