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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,
	Avi Fishman <avifishman70@gmail.com>,
	Tomer Maimon <tmaimon77@gmail.com>,
	Tali Perry <tali.perry1@gmail.com>,
	Patrick Venture <venture@google.com>,
	Nancy Yuen <yuenn@google.com>,
	Benjamin Fair <benjaminfair@google.com>,
	openbmc@lists.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] watchdog: npcm: make it explicitly non-modular
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:40:14 -0700
Message-ID: <20190429164014.GA14357@roeck-us.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1556034515-28792-4-git-send-email-paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:48:33AM -0400, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> The Kconfig currently controlling compilation of this code is:
> 
> config NPCM7XX_WATCHDOG
>        bool "Nuvoton NPCM750 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.
> 
> 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: Avi Fishman <avifishman70@gmail.com>
> Cc: Tomer Maimon <tmaimon77@gmail.com>
> Cc: Tali Perry <tali.perry1@gmail.com>
> Cc: Patrick Venture <venture@google.com>
> Cc: Nancy Yuen <yuenn@google.com>
> Cc: Benjamin Fair <benjaminfair@google.com>
> Cc: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@linux-watchdog.org>
> Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> Cc: openbmc@lists.ozlabs.org
> Cc: linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

I'll send a different patch to make the driver tristate,
to follow the example given by other drivers for the same chipset.

Guenter

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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 [this message]
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
2019-05-12 15:43 ` [PATCH 0/5] wdt: clean up unused modular infrastructure Avi Fishman

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