[PATCH net-next v4 05/10] drivers: base: Add device_find_in_class_name()

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 15:43:25 PST 2017

On 01/17/2017 03:34 PM, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:21 AM, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Add a helper function to lookup a device reference given a class name.
>> This is a preliminary patch to remove adhoc code from net/dsa/dsa.c and
>> make it more generic.
>> +static int device_class_name_match(struct device *dev, void *class)
> And why not const char *class?

This was raised back in v2, and the same response applies:


Changing the signature of a callback is out of the scope of this patch

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