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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation: i2c: drop unnecessary .owner field in examples
On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Nicholas Mc Guire <> wrote:
> From: Nicholas Mc Guire <>
> Currently there are a few drivers that still set the .owner
> in the i2c_driver structure - all of which are reported by
> coccinelle (scripts/coccinelle/api/platform_no_drv_owner.cocci)
> and there are no cases that set the .onwer and do not call any
> of the functions that set the .owner field anyway in any of the
> drivers (checked by a modified coccinelle script based on the
> above) so it seems that the examples are no longer valid and
> .owner = THIS_MODULE, can be removed here.
> While at it an obvious typo (new new) was also fixed.

AFAIU It is right only in case when someone does this, e.g.
module_i2c_driver() macro. Otherwise the field is pretty valid and
must be filled.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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