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Date:   Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:58:28 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>
Cc:     'Guenter Roeck' <linux@...ck-us.net>,
        'Michael Walle' <michael@...le.cc>,
        Xu Yilun <yilun.xu@...el.com>, Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>,
        Jean Delvare <jdelvare@...e.com>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        "linux-hwmon@...r.kernel.org" <linux-hwmon@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/5] hwmon: introduce hwmon_sanitize_name()

> So why not error the request to created the hwmon device with
> an invalid name.
> The name supplied will soon get fixed - since it is a literal
> string in the calling driver.

It is often not a literal string in the driver, but something based on
the DT description of the hardware.

    Andrew

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