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SubjectRe: [rtc-linux] [PATCH 2/2] rtc: rtc-wm8350: Add support for WM8350 RTC
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On Monday 27 October 2008, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 01:03:21PM -0700, David Brownell wrote:
> > On Monday 27 October 2008, Alessandro Zummo wrote:
> > >  (and a detailed checklist at http://groups.google.com/group/rtc-linux/web/checklist )
>
> > Also: rtc_ops.ioctl() method should only handle RTC_{AIE,UIE}_{ON,OFF},
> > since the other standard ioctls have rtc_ops equivalents.
>
> > (This code is fine in both respects. Though since I've received three
> > copies of the driver since it was merged to MM, maybe I missed something.)
>
> Unfortunately I added the __devexit_p() annotation in response to
> Alessandro's comments. I'll remove it again,

No, don't -- that's why I said "this code is fine..." !!

You're not using platform_driver_probe(), so it's appropriate to
use the __devexit() route.


> other than that all that's
> changed is a tweak to the module description and Andrew's change to use
> schedule_timeout_uninterruptible().
>
> How should these drivers be merged?

Andrew is the keeper of the RTC patch queue, so I suggest you issue
one patch against the two in MM:

rtc-rtc-wm8350-add-support-for-wm8350-rtc.patch
rtc-rtc-wm8350-add-support-for-wm8350-rtc-fix.patch

That would probably cause the least amount of extra work for Andrew.

- Dave




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