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    SubjectRe: [PARCH] driver core: add driver_find to find a driver by name
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    On Thursday 15 July 2004 07:30 am, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 04:02:46PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 09:26:03PM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > > > Hi,
    > > >
    > > > Here is a patch that adds driver_find() that allows to search for a driver
    > > > on a bus by it's name. The function is similar to device_find already present
    > > > in the tree. I need it for my serio sysfs patches where user can re-bind
    > > > serio port to an alternate driver by echoing driver's name to serio port's
    > > > driver attribute.
    > >
    > > Applied, thanks.
    >
    > Dmitry,
    >
    > I remember you fixed kset_find_obj() to get a reference count on the kobject.
    >
    > driver_find()/device_find() use that, maybe it would be nice to add a comment
    > on top of those saying the caller is responsible for putting the refcount
    > on the kobject?
    >
    > Last time I looked at your patches there was no such comment on driver_find/device_find,
    > only kset_find_obj().
    >
    > Just nitpicking.
    >

    Hi Marcelo,

    I tried to document driver_find, device_find and find_bus, please check out
    the version that Greg has committed. If comments still somewhat unclear I
    will try redoing them.

    --
    Dmitry
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