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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/6] eeprom: Add a simple EEPROM framework for eeprom providers


On 05/03/15 10:23, Paul Bolle wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-03-05 at 09:45 +0000, Srinivas Kandagatla wrote:
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/eeprom/Kconfig
>> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
>> +menuconfig EEPROM
>> + bool "EEPROM Support"
>
> EEPROM is a bool symbol.
>
>> + depends on OF
>> + select REGMAP
>> + help
>> + Support for EEPROM alike devices.
>> +
>> + This framework is designed to provide a generic interface to EEPROM
>> + from both the Linux Kernel and the userspace.
>> +
>> + If unsure, say no.
>> +
>> +if EEPROM
>> +
>> +config EEPROM_DEBUG
>> + bool "EEPROM debug support"
>> + help
>> + Say yes here to enable debugging support.
>> +
>> +endif
>> diff --git a/drivers/eeprom/Makefile b/drivers/eeprom/Makefile
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..e130079
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/eeprom/Makefile
>> @@ -0,0 +1,9 @@
>> +#
>> +# Makefile for eeprom drivers.
>> +#
>> +
>> +ccflags-$(CONFIG_EEPROM_DEBUG) += -DDEBUG
>> +
>> +obj-$(CONFIG_EEPROM) += core.o
>
> So core.o will be built-in (or not built at all, of course).
>
>> +# Devices
>> diff --git a/drivers/eeprom/core.c b/drivers/eeprom/core.c
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..243e466
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/eeprom/core.c
>> @@ -0,0 +1,208 @@
>> +/*
>> + * EEPROM framework core.
>> + *
>> + * Copyright (C) 2015 Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org>
>> + * Copyright (C) 2013 Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com>
>> + *
>> + * This file is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public
>> + * License version 2. This program is licensed "as is" without any
>> + * warranty of any kind, whether express or implied.
>> + */
>> +
>> +#include <linux/device.h>
>> +#include <linux/eeprom-provider.h>
>> +#include <linux/export.h>
>> +#include <linux/fs.h>
>> +#include <linux/idr.h>
>> +#include <linux/init.h>
>> +#include <linux/module.h>
>
> So I guess this header is not needed.
>
>> +#include <linux/of.h>
>> +#include <linux/slab.h>
>> +#include <linux/uaccess.h>
>
>> +module_exit(eeprom_exit);
>
> And this will never be called.
>
>> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org");
>> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com");
>> +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("EEPROM Driver Core");
>> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>
> And those four macros will basically be preprocessed away. But if you
> actually want this code to be built modular too, and change EEPROM to
> tristate, you probably want to use
> MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
>
> here.

Thanks, Thats a good catch,
There is no reason why this driver can't be a module, I will change the
Kconfig and License in next version.


>
>
> Paul Bolle
>


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