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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 2/5] usb:cdns3: Add pci to platform driver wrapper
On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 11:35:32AM +0000, Pawel Laszczak wrote:
> >
> >On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 06:54:47AM +0200, Pawel Laszczak wrote:
> >> Patch adds PCI specific glue driver that creates and registers in-system
> >> cdns-usbssp platform device.
> >
> >Ick, no.
> >
> >Platform devices are ONLY to be used for when you have a real platform
> >device. If your device is a PCI device, use that. Don't try to be cute
> >and make a platform device when you don't have one please.
> >
> >> Thanks to that we will be able to use
> >> the cdns-usbssp platform driver for USBSS-DEV controller
> >> build on PCI board.
> >
> >No, fix up that driver to not care about it being a platform device,
> >make it just accept any type of 'struct device'.
> >
> Ok, I will remove it form this driver but probably in a few months I will have to add
> such support.

For a real platform device, that's fine, but that is not what you are
doing here.


greg k-h

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