[PATCH 3/3] pinctrl: bcm: clean up modular vs. non-modular distinctions

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Mon May 29 01:31:22 PDT 2017

On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:56 PM, Paul Gortmaker
<paul.gortmaker at windriver.com> wrote:

> Fixups here tend to be more of a conglomerate of some of the other
> repeated/systematic ones we've seen in the earlier pinctrl cleanups.
> We remove module.h from code that isn't doing anything modular at
> all;  if they have __init sections, then replace it with init.h
> One driver has a .remove that would be dispatched on module_exit,
> and as that code is essentially orphaned, so we remove it.  In case
> anyone was previously doing the (pointless) unbind to get to that
> function, we disable unbind for this one driver as well.
> A couple bool drivers (hence non-modular) are converted over to
> to builtin_platform_driver().
> Since module_platform_driver() uses the same init level priority as
> builtin_platform_driver() the init ordering remains unchanged with
> this commit.
> Also note that MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE is a no-op for non-modular code.
> We also delete the MODULE_LICENSE tag etc. since all that information
> was (or is now) contained at the top of the file in the comments.
> Cc: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
> Cc: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>
> Cc: Jon Mason <jonmason at broadcom.com>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>
> Cc: Ray Jui <rjui at broadcom.com>
> Cc: Scott Branden <sbranden at broadcom.com>
> Cc: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren at i2se.com>
> Cc: Sherman Yin <syin at broadcom.com>
> Cc: bcm-kernel-feedback-list at broadcom.com
> Cc: linux-gpio at vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-rpi-kernel at lists.infradead.org
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker at windriver.com>

Patch applied with Stefan Wahren's Tested-by tag.

I can't take header standardization into account, header files are not
ABI, further see

Linus Walleij

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