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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 3/6] i2c: core: Add a format macro for I2C device names
On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 01:07:32PM +0000, Daniel Scally wrote:
> Some places in the kernel allow users to map resources to a device
> using device name (for example, in the struct gpiod_lookup_table).
> Currently this involves waiting for the I2C client to have been registered
> so we can use dev_name(&client->dev). We want to add a function to allow
> users to refer to an I2C device by name before it has been instantiated,
> so create a macro for the format that's accessible outside the I2C layer
> and use it in i2c_dev_set_name().
> Suggested-by: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Reviewed-by: Laurent Pinchart <>
> Reviewed-by: Sakari Ailus <>
> Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Scally <>

Acked-by: Wolfram Sang <> # for changing I2C core

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