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SubjectRe: [PATCH 9/9] gpio: tegra: Use module_platform_driver()
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On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Thierry Reding
<thierry.reding@gmail.com> wrote:
> With the driver core now resolving interrupt references at probe time,
> it is no longer necessary to force explicit probe ordering using
> initcalls.
>
> Signed-off-by: Thierry Reding <treding@nvidia.com>
> ---
> Note that there are potentially many more drivers that can be switched
> to the generic module_*_driver() interfaces now that interrupts can be
> resolved later and deferred probe should be able to handle all the
> ordering issues.

Let me see if I get this right: so this would be all GPIO/pinctrl
drivers which are probed exclusively from the device tree
so anything that depends explicitly on CONFIG_OF would
be a candidate?

I think we have a bit of a problem that some drivers depend
only on a certain arch or compiles directly for a certain arch
without any specific Kconfig option so that this may be a
bit hard to spot, so we should keep an eye out for this
once this probing scheme is in place.

Yours,
Linus Walleij


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