Re: [PATCH v5 0/5] usb/gadget: independent registration of gadgets and gadget drivers

From: Ruslan Bilovol
Date: Mon Nov 02 2015 - 11:44:07 EST

Hi Maxime,

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 11:11 AM, Maxime Ripard
<maxime.ripard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 01:01:09AM +0300, Ruslan Bilovol wrote:
>> This patchset adds independent registration of gadgets
>> and gadget drivers to udc-core. This is very useful for
>> built-in modules into kernel case since it's possible
>> situation that gadget driver is probing at a time
>> when no gadgets are registered in udc-core.
>> In this case instead of silently failing without
>> of any attempt to recover, with independent registration
>> of gadgets and gadget drivers there is no matter
>> in which order gadgets and gadget drivers are
>> probed/registered.
>> This patch has side-effect on gadget drivers that had
>> __init/__exit attributes on some paths like bind/unbind
>> and (since bind/unbind may happen at any time) should
>> not use them now. This is covered by forth patch
> Has there been any progress on these patches? They're fixing some real
> issue that we're seeing, and it seems to both work quite well and not
> generate a lot of pushback.

This patch series has stack on review due to different views
on checking input parameters of externally visible function.

I see there is no any way to get these patches accepted other
than skip checking validity of some input parameters as
was pointed by Alan, although I disagree with it.

I will post updated patch series later

Best regards,

> Thanks!
> Maxime
> --
> Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
> Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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