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SubjectRe: [PATCHv5 2/8] i2c: Add the ability to match device to compatible string without an of_node
On 05/04/2016 11:14 AM, Kieran Bingham wrote:
> From: Lee Jones <>
> A great deal of I2C devices are currently matched via DT node name, and
> as such the compatible naming convention of '<vendor>,<device>' has gone
> somewhat awry - some nodes don't supply one, some supply an arbitrary
> string and others the correct device name with an arbitrary vendor prefix.
> In an effort to correct this problem we have to supply a mechanism to
> match a device by compatible string AND by simple device name. This
> function strips off the '<vendor>,' part of a supplied compatible string
> and attempts to match without it.
> The plan is to remove this function once all of the compatible strings
> for each device have been brought into line.
> Acked-by: Grant Likely <>
> Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <>
> [Kieran: strnicmp to strncasecmp]
> Signed-off-by: Kieran Bingham <>
> Tested-by: Kieran Bingham <>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <>
Tested-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <>

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Open Source Group
Samsung Research America

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