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From: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
To: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
Cc: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@iguana.be>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] watchdog: coh901327: make it explicitly non-modular
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:37:01 -0700
Message-ID: <20190429163701.GA14063@roeck-us.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1556034515-28792-6-git-send-email-paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:48:35AM -0400, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> The Kconfig currently controlling compilation of this code is:
> 
> config COH901327_WATCHDOG
>        bool "ST-Ericsson COH 901 327 watchdog"
> 
> ...meaning that it currently is not being built as a module by anyone.
> 
> Lets remove the modular code that is essentially orphaned, so that
> when reading the driver there is no doubt it is builtin-only.
> 
> We explicitly disallow a driver unbind, since that doesn't have a
> sensible use case anyway, and it allows us to drop the ".remove"
> code for non-modular drivers.
> 
> 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_ALIAS is a no-op for non-modular code.
> 
> We also delete the MODULE_LICENSE tag etc. since all that information
> is already contained at the top of the file in the comments.
> 
> We replace module.h with moduleparam.h since the file does actually
> declare some module parameters (i.e. boot args for non-modules).
> 
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> Cc: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@iguana.be>
> Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> Cc: linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
> Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>

Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-23 15:48 [PATCH 0/5] wdt: clean up unused modular infrastructure Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-23 15:48 ` [PATCH 1/5] watchdog: rtd119x: drop unused module.h include Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-29 16:38   ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-23 15:48 ` [PATCH 2/5] watchdog: watchdog_core: make it explicitly non-modular Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-24  1:22   ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-24 15:37     ` Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-24 21:05       ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-27  9:48         ` Wim Van Sebroeck
2019-04-29 16:28           ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-23 15:48 ` [PATCH 3/5] watchdog: npcm: " Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-29 16:40   ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-29 18:21     ` Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-23 15:48 ` [PATCH 4/5] watchdog: intel_scu: " Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-29 16:37   ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-23 15:48 ` [PATCH 5/5] watchdog: coh901327: " Paul Gortmaker
2019-04-23 21:29   ` Linus Walleij
2019-04-29 16:37   ` Guenter Roeck [this message]
2019-05-12 15:43 ` [PATCH 0/5] wdt: clean up unused modular infrastructure Avi Fishman

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