Re: [PATCH] spi: Force the registration of the spidev devices

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed May 13 2015 - 13:20:36 EST

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 06:13:00PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 08:37:40AM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > You can easily bind drivers to devices today from userspace, why not
> > just use the built-in functionality you have today if you "know" that
> > there is no driver for this hardware.
> So, that was my original suggestion too but people were complaining that
> this wasn't a generally supported feature and requires specific support
> of some kind in the bus (which nobody posted a patch for).

I don't understand the complaint, it's a very "generally supported
feature" and has been there for a very long time for any bus that wants
to use it.

greg k-h
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