Re: [PATCH v1 2/5] driver core: Add device links support for pending links to suppliers

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Fri May 24 2019 - 01:51:10 EST

On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 06:01:13PM -0700, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> When consumer devices are added, they might not have a supplier device
> to link to despite needing mandatory resources/functionality from one
> or more suppliers. Add a waiting_for_suppliers list to track such
> consumers and add helper functions to manage the list.
> Marking/unmarking a consumer device as waiting for suppliers is
> generally expected to be done by the entity that's creating the
> device.
> Signed-off-by: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/base/core.c | 67 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/device.h | 5 ++++
> 2 files changed, 72 insertions(+)

This looks fine to me, I'll let the dt people argue if the new entry is
valid or not :)

Feel free to add:

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

to this if the dt people want to take it through their tree. Or, I
guess I should really take it through mine...


greg k-h