Re: [PATCH 1/3] pinctrl: mvebu: make bool drivers explicitly non-modular

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Mon Feb 13 2017 - 08:22:43 EST

On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 9:03 AM, Paul Gortmaker
<paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> None of the Kconfigs for any of these drivers are tristate, meaning
> that they currently are not being built as a module by anyone.
> Lets remove the modular code that is essentially orphaned, so that
> when reading the drivers there is no doubt they are builtin-only.
> All drivers get the exact same change, so they are handled in batch.
> Changes are (1) use builtin_platform_driver, (2) dont use module.h
> (3) delete module_exit related code, (4) delete MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE,
> and (5) delete MODULE_LICENCE/MODULE_AUTHOR and associated tags.
> For the dove driver we explicitly disallow a driver unbind, since
> that doesn't have a sensible use case anyway, and it allows us to
> drop the ".remove" code for non-modular drivers.
> Since module_platform_driver() uses the same init level priority as
> builtin_platform_driver() the init ordering remains unchanged with
> this commit.
> We deleted the MODULE_LICENSE etc. tags since all that information
> is already contained at the top of the file in the comments.
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-gpio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Patch applied.

Linus Walleij