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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] rtc: Make rtc-ds1742 driver hotplug-aware
    On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 18:32:19 +0200, "Kay Sievers" <> 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.

    Atsushi Nemoto
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