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    SubjectRe: Platform device matching
    On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 12:35:10AM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
    > On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 12:27:33AM +0100, Russell King wrote:
    > > pdev->name is the platform device name, which is just the <name> part.
    > > pdev->dev.bus_id is the device model name, which is <name><instance-number>,
    > > and the devices are known by this name.
    > >
    > > Rather than going to the trouble of parsing <name> from the device model
    > > name which would be inherently buggy, we reference it directly from the
    > > platform_device structure.
    >
    > OK - I see it now.
    >
    > > So, this comment needs updating:
    > >
    > > * So, extract the <name> from the device, and compare it against
    > > * the name of the driver. Return whether they match or not.
    >
    > Want a patch?

    Applied, thanks.

    greg k-h
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