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    SubjectRe: [DRIVER MODEL] Add platform_driver
    On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 06:12:17PM +0000, Russell King wrote:
    > Introduce struct platform_driver. This allows the platform device
    > driver methods to be passed a platform_device structure instead of
    > instead of a plain device structure, and therefore requiring casting
    > in every platform driver.
    > We introduce this in such a way that any existing platform drivers
    > registered directly via driver_register continue to work as before,
    > thereby allowing a gradual conversion to the new platform_driver
    > methods.
    > Signed-off-by: Russell King <>

    Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    Thanks a lot for doing this work, I really appreciate it and think it is
    the proper way to move forward (the whole, remove the pointers from the
    struct driver thing.)


    greg k-h
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