[PATCH v5 03/11] nvmem: Add a simple NVMEM framework for nvmem providers

Srinivas Kandagatla srinivas.kandagatla at linaro.org
Wed Jun 24 03:05:46 PDT 2015

On 24/06/15 01:24, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> Can you assign the attributes to the device_type in the nvmem::struct
> device? I don't see why these attributes need to be part of the class.
I will fix this.
>>> >>
>>>> >>>+{
>>>> >>>+    return class_register(&nvmem_class);
>>> >>
>>> >>I thought class was on the way out? Aren't we supposed to use bus types
>>> >>for new stuff?
>> >Do you remember any conversation on the list about this? I could not
>> >find it on web.
>> >
>> >on the other hand, nvmem is not really a bus, making it a bus type
>> >sounds incorrect to me.
>> >
> I found this post on the cpu class that Sudeep tried to introduce[1].
> And there's this post from Kay that alludes to a unification of busses
> and classes[2]. And some other post where Kay says class is dead [3].
Thanks for the links,
Yep, looks like Class is dead, I will change the code to use bus type 

> [1]https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/8/21/191
> [2]https://lwn.net/Articles/471821/
> [3]https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/11/17

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