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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rtc: Make rtc-ds1742 driver hotplug-aware
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On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 18:32:19 +0200, "Kay Sievers" <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> wrote:
> > I guess there are some out-of-tree users of this driver, but fixing
> > them is really trivial, so I don't think this is a big compatibility
> > problem.
>
> Again, the only sane solution is to provide MODALIAS="platform:<name>"
> from the platform bus, and adding the aliases to drivers who support
> autoloading. Modalias strings are not free-text strings, they are
> required to be prefixed by the subsystem.

I guess your objection is to my usage of MODULE_ALIAS, right?

I will send a patch to change the driver name string, because I did
not use the different name intentionally, I just had not thought about
hotplugging at all. I think there is no serious reason to stick with
current driver name anyway.

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Atsushi Nemoto
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