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Date:	Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:29:53 +0100
From:	Daniel Mack <>
To:	Pavel Machek <>,
	√Čric Piel <>
Subject: lis3's ACPI dependency

Hi Pavel, Eric,

are there any plans to free the lis3 driver from its ACPI dependency?
In fact, this device is I2C/SPI connected which the ACPI layer seems to
hide from the driver, but to use it on embedded devices, the bus drivers
must be used directly and the dependeny seems entirely unnecessary

Also I got the feeling that using a globally exported 'adev' symbol all
over the different layers is not the best practice - I suspect all the
occasions could be solved with private pointers and/or container_of().
Isn't there any cleanup pending?

Thanks and best regards,

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