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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i2c: Allow i2c_add_numbered_adapter() to assign a bus id.
    Hi Grant,

    Sorry for the late answer.

    On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:02:45 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
    > On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Grant Likely
    > <> wrote:
    > > Currently, if an i2c bus driver supports both static and dynamic bus
    > > ids, it needs to choose between calling i2c_add_numbered_adapter() and
    > > i2c_add_adapter().  This patch makes i2c_add_numbered_adapter()
    > > redirect to i2c_add_adapter() if the requested bus id is -1.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Grant Likely <>
    > Oops, forgot to edit the email before sending the patch.
    > This patch is as-yet untested other than build testing, but I want to
    > get feedback. With the move to DT on ARM, there are going to be a lot
    > more i2c bus drivers that need to support both static and dynamically
    > allocated busses, and it is very likely that it will be needed in the
    > v3.1 merge window.
    > Ben/Jean, *IF* this patch tests out okay, and *IF* I get an ack from
    > you, it will probably need to have this commit in my devicetree/next
    > branch. If so, then I'll either need to commit it myself, or have it
    > put into a separate topic branch that both of us can merge into our
    > trees. What is your preference.
    > John: this is the patch that I asked you to write earlier today, but I
    > think one of the TI folks will run into the same issue, so I wanted to
    > get it drafted and onto the list ASAP.

    If this makes your life easier then I have no objection, you can go
    ahead. I don't expect any conflict with my tree as there is no i2c-core
    work going on on my end at the moment. So you can just take it in your
    tree and merge it yourself as you see fit.

    Acked-by: Jean Delvare <>

    Jean Delvare
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