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

From: Gu Zheng
Date: Tue May 21 2013 - 04:02:56 EST

On 05/21/2013 02:41 PM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> 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?

But not all the modules use module_platform_driver() macro to replace the module init/exit.


> Best regards,
> Thomas

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