Re: spi: OF module autoloading is still broken

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Nov 16 2015 - 12:51:28 EST

On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 02:26:49PM -0300, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> On 11/16/2015 10:53 AM, Mark Brown wrote:

> > 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
> > that...

> There is already a set of generic OF uevents that are reported by the core
> but IIUC those are not used by udev. Please take a look to of_device_uevent()
> in drivers/of/device.c and dev_uevent() that calls it in drivers/base/core.c.

I know what the current situation is, my point is that I don't
understand why we would choose to do that ("What I don't really
understand here...").

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