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Date:   Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:20:04 -0700
From:   Jonathan Corbet <>
To:     Cengiz Can <>
Cc:     Wolfram Sang <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] i2c: update i2c-dev.h warning in documentation

On Sat, 9 Dec 2017 23:10:58 +0300
Cengiz Can <> wrote:

> `dev-interface` document gives examples for accessing i2c from
> userspace.
> There's a note warning developers about the different `i2c-dev.h` header
> files which were shipped with the kernel and i2c-tools separately.
> However, these commits in i2c-tools repository suggests that the header
> files are now identical (in functionality) and `i2c_*` functions are now
> defined in a separate header called `i2c/smbus.h`, which is distributed
> with i2c-tools:
> commit 652619121974 ("Minimize differences with kernel flavor")
> commit 93caf007f4cb ("Move SMBus helper functions to include/i2c/smbus.h")
> Thus, I've converted the warning paragraph into a historical note and
> updated the suggested header files.
> Signed-off-by: Cengiz Can <>

So this seems like a worthwhile change, but the patch contains a number of
unrelated changes, mostly white-space stuff it seems.  Can you clean that
up and resend?



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