Re: [RESEND PATCH v6 0/8] mfd: Add OF device table to I2C drivers that are missing it

From: Lee Jones
Date: Mon Jul 10 2017 - 04:09:00 EST

On Mon, 10 Jul 2017, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:

> Hello Lee,
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 8:49 PM, Javier Martinez Canillas
> <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > 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,
> > Javier
> >
> Are you planning to pick this series? It has been in the list for
> months and were resent many times...

I think you exaggerate a little. Your last Ack (from Linus) was only
collected in v6, which has only been resent once with that Ack
applied. =:)

We are currently only half way through the merge-window. This patch
will be hoovered up during the early -rcs. Please be patient around
the time of the merge-window, since Maintainers are either usually
very busy with pull-requests, or taking a 2 minute breather before
the chaos starts over.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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