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Date:	Mon, 04 May 2009 21:33:30 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: remove driver_data direct access of struct device
 from more drivers

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 13:01:45 -0700

> In the near future, the driver core is going to not allow direct access
> to the driver_data pointer in struct device.  Instead, the functions
> dev_get_drvdata() and dev_set_drvdata() should be used.  These functions
> have been around since the beginning, so are backwards compatible with
> all older kernel versions.
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

Applied to net-next-2.6, thanks!
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