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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:54:30 -0800
From:   Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:     Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Philipp Zabel <p.zabel@...gutronix.de>,
        Brian Norris <computersforpeace@...il.com>,
        Gregory Fong <gregory.0xf0@...il.com>,
        bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH-next] reset: brcmstb: make it explicitly non-modular

On 1/22/19 11:02 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> The Kconfig currently controlling compilation of this code is:
> 
> drivers/reset/Kconfig:  bool "Broadcom STB reset controller" if COMPILE_TEST
> drivers/reset/Kconfig:  default ARCH_BRCMSTB
> 
> ...meaning that it currently is not being built as a module by anyone.
> 
> Lets remove the couple traces of modular infrastructure use, so that
> when reading the driver there is no doubt it is builtin-only.
> 
> Since module_platform_driver() uses the same init level priority as
> builtin_platform_driver() the init ordering remains unchanged with
> this commit.
> 
> We also delete no-op MODULE_LICENSE tag etc. since all that information
> is already contained at the top of the file in the comments.
> 
> Cc: Philipp Zabel <p.zabel@...gutronix.de>
> Cc: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@...il.com>
> Cc: Gregory Fong <gregory.0xf0@...il.com>
> Cc: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
> Cc: bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>
> ---
> 
> [Driver just recently appeared in linux-next - if rebasing, feel free
>  to squash this change into the original commit. Or make it tristate?]

I would rather make it tristate indeed, there is another change I need
to submit, thanks!

> 
>  drivers/reset/reset-brcmstb.c | 8 ++------
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/reset/reset-brcmstb.c b/drivers/reset/reset-brcmstb.c
> index 01ab1f71518b..5bc0c74cf97c 100644
> --- a/drivers/reset/reset-brcmstb.c
> +++ b/drivers/reset/reset-brcmstb.c
> @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
>  #include <linux/delay.h>
>  #include <linux/device.h>
>  #include <linux/io.h>
> -#include <linux/module.h>
> +#include <linux/init.h>
>  #include <linux/of.h>
>  #include <linux/platform_device.h>
>  #include <linux/reset-controller.h>
> @@ -123,8 +123,4 @@ static struct platform_driver brcmstb_reset_driver = {
>  		.of_match_table = brcmstb_reset_of_match,
>  	},
>  };
> -module_platform_driver(brcmstb_reset_driver);
> -
> -MODULE_AUTHOR("Broadcom");
> -MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Broadcom STB reset controller");
> -MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
> +builtin_platform_driver(brcmstb_reset_driver);
> 


-- 
Florian

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