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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] : hwmon - new chip driver for TI ADS7828 A-D

    Thanks your your comments, I'm currently preparing/testing a revised patch based on your suggestions, which I will post later this week.

    A couple of comments inline.


    > I wouldn't bother with EXPERIMENTAL personally. It seems a farily
    > pointless thing.

    OK, I copied one of the other hwmon drivers, many of which are marked experimental.

    >> +static int ads7828_attach_adapter(struct i2c_adapter *adapter);
    >> +static int ads7828_detect(struct i2c_adapter *adapter, int address, int
    >> kind);
    >> +static void ads7828_init_client(struct i2c_client *client);
    >> +static int ads7828_detach_client(struct i2c_client *client);
    >> +static struct ads7828_data *ads7828_update_device(struct device *dev);
    >> +static u16 ads7828_read_value(struct i2c_client *client, u8 reg);
    > I do dislike all these forward declarations, but they're all needed here
    > give the order of the functions. Maybe from my Pascal-on-pdp11 days..

    OK, this is due to re-using the driver structure/style of other hwmon drivers, will try to improve.

    >> +static int ads7828_attach_adapter(struct i2c_adapter *adapter)
    >> +{
    >> + if (!(adapter->class & I2C_CLASS_HWMON))
    >> + return 0;
    > Can this happen?

    Hmmm, this code exists in pretty much all of the other hwmon drivers, so I will leave it in.

    I think it relates to I2C vs ISA connected devices, to avoid detecting something with the correct ID on the wrong bus?

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