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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] regulator: Allow consumer supplies to be set up with dev_name()
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    On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 17:56 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
    > Follow the approach suggested by Russell King and implemented by him in
    > the clkdev API and allow consumer device supply mapings to be set up
    > using the dev_name() for the consumer instead of the struct device.
    > In order to avoid making existing machines instabuggy and creating merge
    > issues the use of struct device is still supported for the time being.
    >

    We should probably mark this as deprecated in the docs.

    > This resolves problems working with buses such as I2C which make the
    > struct device available late providing that the final device name is
    > known, which is the case for most embedded systems with fixed setups.
    >
    > Consumers must still use the struct device when calling regulator_get().
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>
    > ---
    > For the avoidance of doubt this is most definately 2.6.32 material, not
    > 2.6.31.
    >
    > drivers/regulator/core.c | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
    > include/linux/regulator/machine.h | 7 +++-
    > 2 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
    >

    Applied.

    Thanks

    Liam



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