[PATCH 1/4] driver: allow register device with specific id

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Fri Sep 17 09:45:30 EDT 2010

Hi J,

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 01:27:37PM +0200, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> if you specify id = 0 the next available id will be taken
> otherwise fail if already registered

I think we need a better solution here. Being able to specify an id
is a good idea in general, but since 0 is a valid id we should be able
to specify exactly this id aswell.
An idea is to use -1 for a dynamic id, but of course this needs changes
to all existing devices.


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