[PATCH v3 6/7] vfio: platform: use list of registered reset function
arnd at arndb.de
Fri Oct 23 07:23:06 PDT 2015
On Friday 23 October 2015 16:11:08 Eric Auger wrote:
> Hi Arnd,
> On 10/23/2015 03:12 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Friday 23 October 2015 14:37:14 Eric Auger wrote:
> >> Remove the static lookup table and use the dynamic list of registered
> >> reset functions instead. Also load the reset module through its alias.
> >> The reset struct module pointer is stored in vfio_platform_device.
> >> We also remove the useless struct device pointer parameter in
> >> vfio_platform_get_reset.
> >> This patch fixes the issue related to the usage of __symbol_get, which
> >> besides from being moot, prevented compilation with CONFIG_MODULES
> >> disabled.
> >> Also usage of MODULE_ALIAS makes possible to add a new reset module
> >> without needing to update the framework. This was suggested by Arnd.
> >> Signed-off-by: Eric Auger <eric.auger at linaro.org>
> >> Reported-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> > Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> > but doesn't this need to come before patch 4/7?
> Well I don't think so. In  we introduce the dynamic registration
> method but until this patch we still use the old lookup method in the
> static table. I tested and the reset lookup still works in .
> If we put this one before the registration, the functionality will be
> lost here.
Ok, I see. I was getting confused by the removal of the EXPORT_SYMBOL
statement there and thought it would break the __get_symbol call.
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