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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:48:05 -0800
From:   Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
To:     Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>
Cc:     Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        Mario Limonciello <mario_limonciello@...l.com>,
        Rafael Wysocki <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux ACPI <linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] platform/x86: wmi-bmof: New driver to expose embedded
 Binary WMI MOF metadata

On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 6:39 AM, Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com> wrote:
> 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?
>

I don't think so.  I was way too lazy.

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