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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:39:14 +0100
From:   Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>
To:     Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>
Cc:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>,
        Mario Limonciello <mario_limonciello@...l.com>,
        Rafael Wysocki <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] platform/x86: wmi-bmof: New driver to expose embedded
 Binary WMI MOF metadata

On Tuesday 04 July 2017 15:28:19 Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 June 2017 22:50:52 Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Tuesday 06 June 2017 19:02:01 Darren Hart wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 12:04:40PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > > > On Monday 05 June 2017 20:16:44 Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> > > > > +#define WMI_BMOF_GUID "05901221-D566-11D1-B2F0-00A0C9062910"
> > > > > +MODULE_ALIAS("wmi:" WMI_BMOF_GUID);
> > > > 
> > > > Cannot we generate MODULE_ALIAS from module_wmi_driver()? IIRC it
> > > > is working for i2c drivers.
> > > 
> > > I could see this being automated since we always use wmi:GUID, but it
> > > isn't currently. Happy to consider it as a follow on.
> > > 
> > > Do you have a specific i2c example you think we should consider
> > > following?
> > 
> > For i2c you can specify in driver code:
> > 
> > MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(i2c, id_table);
> > 
> > And it automatically provides (via file.mod.c) all needed MODULE_ALIAS.
> > 
> > So when we have wmi_bmof_id_table in driver, cannot we use this?
> > 
> > MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(wmi, wmi_bmof_id_table);
> 
> Just reminder for above idea ↑↑↑

Hi! This email is some months old, so do not know if something was
implemented or not. Does somebody know?

-- 
Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@...il.com

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