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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] SPI: Add helper macro for spi_driver boilerplate
On 11/24/2011 01:13 AM, Ben Dooks wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:12:54AM -0700, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 2:13 AM, Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de> wrote:
>>> This patch introduces the module_spi_driver macro which is a convenience macro
>>> for SPI driver modules similar to module_platform_driver. It is intended to be
>>> used by drivers which init/exit section does nothing but register/unregister
>>> the SPI driver. By using this macro it is possible to eliminate a few lines of
>>> boilerplate code per SPI driver.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>
>>
>> Acked-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>
>
> I'm begining to think we need to make some of these driver and device
> bits more generic... there seems to be so much similar but not quite
> the same code.
>

I've been thinking the same. A good start would probably be consolidating
the platform/spi/i2c device id handling code. Since those are all name based
ids the code for handling them looks rather similar, though there are some
minor differences.

- Lars


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