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Re: [PATCH 54/64] mips: remove driver_data direct access of struct devic

To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 54/64] mips: remove driver_data direct access of struct device
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 10:31:34 +0100
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:46:43PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:

> 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.
> 
> Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

Thanks, applied.

  Ralf

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