Re: spi: OF module autoloading is still broken (was: Re: m25p80: Commit "allow arbitrary OF matching for "jedec,spi-nor"" breaks module autoloading)

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Nov 16 2015 - 08:54:02 EST

On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 03:48:57PM -0800, Brian Norris wrote:

> I suspect we'll have to fully support both spi_device_id tables (fully
> supported already; if nothing else, to keep wildcard matching) and
> of_match_tables (not fully supported for module loading), and in some
> cases, the two will have to stay partially in sync.

What I don't really understand here is why we've decided to push all
this stuff into the subsystems, it seems like if we're managing to do
the matching based on the compatible we really ought to be able to have
the core figure out the uevents for us too. I need to go have a look at

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