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Date:	Mon, 3 Nov 2008 17:55:14 +0300
From:	Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov@...mvista.com>
To:	Dmitry <dbaryshkov@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, cbou@...l.ru,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] power_supply: only register tosa_battery driver on tosa

On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 11:36:08PM +0300, Dmitry wrote:
> 2008/10/29 Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@...il.com>:
> > There are already several wm97xx-battery drivers. Do register the tosa one
> > only on tosa machines.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@...il.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/power/tosa_battery.c |    3 +++
> >  1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> What about this patch?

Sorry for the delay.

> IMO it can and should be merged during 2.6.28-rc cycle.
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/power/tosa_battery.c b/drivers/power/tosa_battery.c
> index 2eab35a..4e52c22 100644
> --- a/drivers/power/tosa_battery.c
> +++ b/drivers/power/tosa_battery.c
> @@ -469,6 +469,9 @@ static struct platform_driver tosa_bat_driver = {
>  
>  static int __init tosa_bat_init(void)
>  {
> +	if (!machine_is_tosa())
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +

I tend to reject this approach. You should rename the driver instead.

I.e.
-.driver.name    = "wm97xx-battery",
-.driver.name    = "tosa-battery",

And make sure that this won't break users of that driver (though
I don't see any).

>  	return platform_driver_register(&tosa_bat_driver);
>  }

Thanks,

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