Re: [RESEND PATCH v6 0/8] mfd: Add OF device table to I2C drivers that are missing it
From: Javier Martinez Canillas
Date: Mon Jul 10 2017 - 03:41:11 EST
On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 8:49 PM, Javier Martinez Canillas
> This series add OF device ID tables to mfd I2C drivers whose devices are
> either used in Device Tree source files or are listed in binding docs as
> a compatible string.
> That's done because the plan is to change the I2C core to report proper OF
> modaliases instead of always reporting a MODALIAS=i2c:<foo> regardless if
> a device was registered via DT or using the legacy platform data mechanism.
> So these patches will make sure that mfd I2C drivers modules will continue
> to be autoloaded once the I2C core is changed to report proper OF modalias.
> Users didn't have a vendor prefix in the used compatible strings, but since
> there wasn't a DT binding document for these drivers, it can be said that
> were working for mere luck and so this series fixes the users and add a DT
> binding doc for the drivers.
> Most patches can be applied independently, with the exception of patches
> 2 to 4 that should be applied in the same tree to keep bisect-ability. I
> suggest these to go through the MFD subsystem tree.
> Best regards,
Are you planning to pick this series? It has been in the list for
months and were resent many times...