[PATCH 6/7] of/device: Allow I2C devices to OF match without supplying an OF node

Lee Jones lee.jones at linaro.org
Wed Jun 4 05:09:55 PDT 2014

The I2C framework supplies a means for devices to be registered without
the requirement for platform_data, DT or ACPI.  The current solution is
that every single I2C device in the kernel is forced to supply a
normally empty/sparse I2C ID table so the I2C subsystem can match to.
In an effort to a) rid the kernel of these tables and b) generify all
(OF, ACPI and I2C) matching we need to provide some temporary work
arounds until we can straighten out the blocking factors.

This change is meant to be temporary and will be stripped out once
we've converted all I2C device drivers from of_match_device() over
to the new generic match_device().

Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones at linaro.org>
 drivers/of/device.c | 16 +++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/of/device.c b/drivers/of/device.c
index dafb973..28913bf 100644
--- a/drivers/of/device.c
+++ b/drivers/of/device.c
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
 #include <linux/string.h>
 #include <linux/kernel.h>
 #include <linux/of.h>
+#include <linux/i2c.h>
 #include <linux/of_device.h>
 #include <linux/init.h>
 #include <linux/module.h>
@@ -21,9 +22,22 @@
 const struct of_device_id *of_match_device(const struct of_device_id *matches,
 					   const struct device *dev)
+	const struct of_device_id *match;
 	if ((!matches) || (!dev->of_node))
 		return NULL;
-	return of_match_node(matches, dev->of_node);
+	match = of_match_node(matches, dev->of_node);
+	if (match)
+		return match;
+	/*
+	 * Low impact workaround, until we can convert all I2C compatible
+	 * strings over to the correctly specified <vendor>,<device> format.
+	 */
+	match = i2c_of_match_device_strip_vendor(matches, (struct device *)dev);
+	return match;

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