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SubjectRe: [PATCH 18/19] serdev: ttydev: Serdev driver that creates an standard TTY port
Hi Andy,
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 8:58 AM Ricardo Ribalda Delgado
<ricardo.ribalda@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Andy
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 3:42 PM Andy Shevchenko
> <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 4:10 PM, Ricardo Ribalda Delgado
> > <ricardo.ribalda@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Standard TTY port that can be loaded/unloaded via serdev sysfs. This
> > > serdev driver can only be used by serdev controllers that are compatible
> > > with ttyport.
> >
> > > +config SERIAL_DEV_CTRL_TTYDEV
> > > + tristate "TTY port dynamically loaded by the Serial Device Bus"
> > > + help
> > > + Say Y here if you want to create a bridge driver between the Serial
> > > + device bus and the TTY chardevice. This driver can be dynamically
> > > + loaded/unloaded by the Serial Device Bus.
> > > +
> > > + If unsure, say Y.
> > > + depends on SERIAL_DEV_CTRL_TTYPORT
> >
> > > + default m
> >
> > Hmm... Can't we survive w/o this by default?
>
> If this module is not available and serdev is enabled the user would
> miss his /dev/ttyS* nodes, so I rather leave this on.

Sorry, brain fart. This is exactly what #if
IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_SERIAL_DEV_CTRL_TTYDEV) prevents.

I have defaulted the module to n as you suggested. You can take a look
to the patches that I plan to submit tomorrow at:

https://github.com/ribalda/linux/tree/serdev2

>
> >
> > > +static int __init ttydev_serdev_init(void)
> > > +{
> > > + return serdev_device_driver_register(&ttydev_serdev_driver);
> > > +}
> > > +module_init(ttydev_serdev_init);
> > > +
> > > +static void __exit ttydev_serdev_exit(void)
> > > +{
> > > + return serdev_device_driver_unregister(&ttydev_serdev_driver);
> > > +}
> > > +module_exit(ttydev_serdev_exit);
> >
> > Isn't above is just a macro in serdev.h?
> > I.e. module_serdev_device_driver().
>
> ACK, thanks!
> >
> > --
> > With Best Regards,
> > Andy Shevchenko
>
> Best regards
>
> --
> Ricardo Ribalda



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Ricardo Ribalda

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