Re: [PATCH 24/35] mfd: ab8500: Remove unnecessary 'struct device' declaration

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Mon Feb 25 2013 - 09:33:45 EST

On Friday 15 February 2013, Lee Jones wrote:
> A recent patch saw the device.h include being removed from some other
> include files and replaced with a 'struct device' declaration instead.
> However, neither the include nor the declaration is actually required.
> Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> include/linux/mfd/abx500.h | 2 --
> 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

In my copy of the file, we the declaration

int ab8500_bm_of_probe(struct device *dev,
struct device_node *np,
struct abx500_bm_data *bm);

and others that use 'struct device'. C99 requires that a struct is declared
in advance before you use it in a function declaration.

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