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SubjectRe: [PATCH] misc: (at24) move header to linux/platform_data/
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 04:09:12PM -0400, Vivien Didelot wrote:
> Hi Wolfram,
>
> > Wolfram wrote:
> >
> > > > IMHO it makes sense. Why wouldn't we want all platform_data in
> > > > include/linux/platform_data/?
> > >
> > > For the same reason we don't want all driver source files in one
> > > directory? It's a mess.
> >
> > Well, that's different. Not all drivers expose platform data, but
> > many subsystems have drivers with platform data. A common include
> > directory for the *_platform_data structure definitions makes sense.
>
> Also IMO having such header file in include/linux/i2c/ for a driver
> declared in drivers/misc/eeprom/ is not very consistent.
> So this is the purpose of this include directory. What do you think?

Well, yes, I will apply it if you could rebase it onto v3.12-rc2. I am
unsure about the platform_data dir in general, though. For example, I'd
prefer to have the i2c-* files in the i2c-dir, but this is another
question.

Thanks,

Wolfram

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