Re: [PATCH 00/15] cpufreq: initialize drivers .owner field with THIS_MODULE

From: Viresh Kumar
Date: Sat Aug 03 2013 - 07:52:14 EST

On 31 July 2013 19:49, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> CPUFreq core does following at multiple places:
> module_{get|put}(cpufreq_driver->owner)).
> This is done to make sure module doesn't get unloaded if it is currently in use.
> This will work only if the .owner field of cpufreq driver is initialized with a
> valid pointer.
> This field wasn't initialized for many cpufreq driver, lets initialize it with

You can drop this patchset now as .owner field is removed in the latest
patchset from me which is posted today:

"[PATCH 00/10] CPUFreq: Fixes & Cleanups for 3.12"
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