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SubjectRe: [PATCH 56/64] parisc: remove driver_data direct access of struct device
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 09:25:24AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 11:15:24AM -0400, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:46:45PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > In the near future, the driver core is going to not allow direct access
> > > to the driver_data pointer in struct device. Instead, the functions
> > > dev_get_drvdata() and dev_set_drvdata() should be used. These functions
> > > have been around since the beginning, so are backwards compatible with
> > > all older kernel versions.
> > >
> > > Cc: linux-parisc@vger.kernel.org
> > > Cc: Helge Deller <deller@gmx.de>
> > > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> >
> > Acked-by: Kyle McMartin <kyle@mcmartin.ca>
> >
> > Do you want to push it along with the rest of them, or would you like me
> > to apply it?
>
> This was sent a while ago, and is going to Linus right now. So if you
> want to also add it to your tree, so that it is sure to not get lost,
> that is fine with me :)
>

Ah, it probably already was, but I've been so busy in the last month or
two that I missed sending anything after .30-rc$early. (I only asked
because Linus wasn't on the CC so I figured it was out for review
again, or something.)

cheers, Kyle


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