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Subject[PATCH 3/3] Driver core: driver_attribute parameters can often be const*
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Many struct driver_attribute descriptors are purely read-only
structures, and there's no need to change them. Therefore make
the promise not to, which will let those descriptors be put in
a ro section.

Signed-off-by: Phil Carmody <ext-phil.2.carmody@nokia.com>
---
Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt | 4 ++--
Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt | 4 ++--
drivers/base/driver.c | 4 ++--
include/linux/device.h | 4 ++--
4 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt b/Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt
index 60120fb..d2cd6fb 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt
+++ b/Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt
@@ -226,5 +226,5 @@ struct driver_attribute driver_attr_debug;
This can then be used to add and remove the attribute from the
driver's directory using:

-int driver_create_file(struct device_driver *, struct driver_attribute *);
-void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *, struct driver_attribute *);
+int driver_create_file(struct device_driver *, const struct driver_attribute *);
+void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *, const struct driver_attribute *);
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
index a4ac2b9..931c806 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
@@ -358,7 +358,7 @@ DRIVER_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store)

Creation/Removal:

-int driver_create_file(struct device_driver *, struct driver_attribute *);
-void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *, struct driver_attribute *);
+int driver_create_file(struct device_driver *, const struct driver_attribute *);
+void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *, const struct driver_attribute *);


diff --git a/drivers/base/driver.c b/drivers/base/driver.c
index f367885..90c9fff 100644
--- a/drivers/base/driver.c
+++ b/drivers/base/driver.c
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(driver_find_device);
* @attr: driver attribute descriptor.
*/
int driver_create_file(struct device_driver *drv,
- struct driver_attribute *attr)
+ const struct driver_attribute *attr)
{
int error;
if (drv)
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(driver_create_file);
* @attr: driver attribute descriptor.
*/
void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *drv,
- struct driver_attribute *attr)
+ const struct driver_attribute *attr)
{
if (drv)
sysfs_remove_file(&drv->p->kobj, &attr->attr);
diff --git a/include/linux/device.h b/include/linux/device.h
index 0823a29..d07f90f 100644
--- a/include/linux/device.h
+++ b/include/linux/device.h
@@ -166,9 +166,9 @@ struct driver_attribute driver_attr_##_name = \
__ATTR(_name, _mode, _show, _store)

extern int __must_check driver_create_file(struct device_driver *driver,
- struct driver_attribute *attr);
+ const struct driver_attribute *attr);
extern void driver_remove_file(struct device_driver *driver,
- struct driver_attribute *attr);
+ const struct driver_attribute *attr);

extern int __must_check driver_add_kobj(struct device_driver *drv,
struct kobject *kobj,
--
1.6.0.4


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