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From: Daniel Thompson <>
To: Mark Brown <>
Cc: Lee Jones <>,
	Jingoo Han <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] backlight: hx8357: Add SPI device ID table
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2021 15:20:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211001142010.weg4w3doowdsj3ch@maple.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 02:30:56PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 02:24:17PM +0100, Daniel Thompson wrote:
> > In that case what is the point of including unconsumed driver data? Most
> > DT centric drivers that included this for modalias reasons leave it
> > NULL.
> It's mainly there because it's generated fairly mechanically from the OF
> ID table - there's no great reason for it to be there while all
> instantiation is done via DT.

Ok. If there's no plan to change the driver to pick it up from the table then
let's remove the redundant values. They just make it look like somebody forgot
something in the probe method (instead of it being a deliberate choice).


      reply	other threads:[~2021-10-01 14:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-22 15:10 [PATCH] backlight: hx8357: Add SPI device ID table Mark Brown
2021-09-27  9:42 ` Daniel Thompson
2021-09-27 11:47   ` Mark Brown
2021-09-27 13:24     ` Daniel Thompson
2021-09-27 13:30       ` Mark Brown
2021-10-01 14:20         ` Daniel Thompson [this message]

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