Re: [PATCH 00/19] driver:usb&net: add missing platform_driver owner

From: Thomas Petazzoni
Date: Tue May 21 2013 - 02:41:29 EST

Dear David Miller,

On Mon, 20 May 2013 23:26:19 -0700 (PDT), David Miller wrote:
> From: Libo Chen <libo.chen@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 10:42:00 +0800
> > I find a lot of mistakes using struct platform_driver without owner.
> > So I pick up some of them including usb and net modules
> Instead of doing it this way, which is obviously error prone and
> easy to forget, make platform_driver_register() be a macro which
> sets the module owner field then calls the real
> __platform_driver_register().

Or, maybe make the existing module_platform_driver() macro do this?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
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