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Date:   Wed, 20 Dec 2017 07:18:55 +0100
From:   Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
To:     Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@...ev.pl>,
        Wolfram Sang <wsa@...-dreams.de>, Peter Rosin <peda@...ntia.se>
Cc:     "linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org" <linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH v6 0/3] i2c: introduce devm_i2c_new_dummy and use it in at24
 driver

i2c_new_dummy is typically called from the probe function of the
driver for the primary i2c client. It requires calls to
i2c_unregister_device in the error path of the probe function and
in the remove function.
This can be simplified by introducing a device-managed version.

Make at24 driver the first user of the new function.

Changes in v2:
- add change to i2c core to make a version of i2c_new_device
  available which returns an ERR_PTR instead of NULL in error case
- few minor improvements

Changes in v3:
- rename _i2c_new_device to __i2c_new_device

Changes in v4:
- add missing kernel doc comments
- add Reviewed-by

Changes in v5:
- fix a copy & paste error in patch 1
- improve readability in patch 2

Changes in v5:
- cosmetic change in patch 1
- patch 3 rebased on top of latest at24/for-next

Heiner Kallweit (3):
  i2c: core: improve return value handling of i2c_new_device and i2c_new_dummy
  i2c: core: add device-managed version of i2c_new_dummy
  eeprom: at24: switch to device-managed version of i2c_new_dummy

 Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt |   3 +
 drivers/i2c/i2c-core-base.c           | 115 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 drivers/misc/eeprom/at24.c            |  32 ++++------
 include/linux/i2c.h                   |   3 +
 4 files changed, 119 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)

-- 
2.15.1


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