Re: [PATCH 54/64] mips: remove driver_data direct access of structdevice

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 12:31:13 EST

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 10:31:34AM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:46:43PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > In the near future, the driver core is going to not allow direct access
> > to the driver_data pointer in struct device. Instead, the functions
> > dev_get_drvdata() and dev_set_drvdata() should be used. These functions
> > have been around since the beginning, so are backwards compatible with
> > all older kernel versions.
> >
> > Cc: linux-mips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
> Thanks, applied.

Heh, I sent this a while ago to you :)

This was the "here's what just got sent to Linus" series of patches.


greg k-h
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