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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/9] driver core: Fix some device links issues and add "consumer autoprobe" flag
On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 01:44:59AM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> Hi Greg at al,
>
> This is a combination of the two device links series I have posted
> recently (https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/2493187.oiOpCWJBV7@aspire.rjw.lan/
> and https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/2405639.4es7pRLqn0@aspire.rjw.lan/) rebased
> on top of your driver-core-next branch.
>
> Recently I have been looking at the device links code because of the
> recent discussion on possibly using them in the DRM subsystem (see for
> example https://marc.info/?l=linux-pm&m=154832771905309&w=2) and I have
> found a few issues in that code which should be addressed by this patch
> series. Please refer to the patch changelogs for details.
>
> None of the problems addressed here should be manifesting themselves in
> mainline kernel today, but if there are more device links users in the
> future, they most likely will be encountered sooner or later. Also they
> need to be fixed for the DRM use case to be supported IMO.
>
> On top of this the series makes device links support the "composite device"
> use case in the DRM subsystem mentioned above (essentially, the last patch
> in the series is for that purpose).

All now queued up, thanks!

greg k-h

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