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 - 04:35:00 EST

On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:07 AM, Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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. =:)

You are right, sorry for the impatience.

> 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.

Great, I just was worried that it could fell through the cracks.
Thanks for your answer.

Best regards,