Re: [PATCH 2/2] Add at24 based EEPROMs to the eeprom_dev hardwareclass

From: Curt Brune
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 10:05:36 EST

On Thu Jan 23 07:44, Laszlo Papp wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:23 PM, Curt Brune <curt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > During device instantiation have the at24 driver add the new device to
> > the eeprom_dev hardware class. The functionality is enabled by
> > static void __exit at24_exit(void)
> > {
> > i2c_del_driver(&at24_driver);
> > }
> > module_exit(at24_exit);
> Couldn't you use module_i2c_driver() instead of this?

I'm not sure what you mean.

Do you mean should the class registration/unregistration be put in
module_i2c_driver()? That would not work as not all i2c devices are

> > MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Driver for most I2C EEPROMs");
> > MODULE_AUTHOR("David Brownell and Wolfram Sang");
> I would personally put your name in here if I were you, otherwise
> David and Wolfram might get contacted by some people instead of you
> (at least based on this).

Hmmm. I don't know. I didn't change the driver very much, just
added about 10 lines to a perfectly fine driver. git-blame would
point right at me for anything to do with this patch.

> PS.: Fixing the broken i2c mailing list typo, and updating Wolfram's
> address from the broken (obsolete?) version.

Thanks for fixing that.

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