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

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 54/64] mips: remove driver_data direct access of struct device
From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:25:50 -0700
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 10:31:34AM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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.

Heh, I sent this a while ago to you :)

This was the "here's what just got sent to Linus" series of patches.

thanks,

greg k-h

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