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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 4/6] tpm: tpm_tis_spi: Support cr50 devices
On Tue, Feb 04, 2020 at 08:15:49AM +0100, Alexander Steffen wrote:
> The scripts are effectively using modprobe/rmmod/etc. and those need the
> name. modprobe can be fixed by defining an alias, but this does not work for
> rmmod. Many other things also depend on the name, e.g. module blacklisting
> or the output of lsmod, where people might now get confused by the
> difference between "tpm_tis_spi_mod" and "tpm_tis_i2c". Also, there are many
> tutorials out there, that explicitly tell users to run something like
> "modprobe tpm_tis_spi", which won't work anymore now.
> So, if there is a good reason to break compatibility, I'm fine with that.
> But in this case, isn't there some way to achieve the desired functionality
> without changing the name? Even if it is a little more complex than the
> three-line change above, that would probably be worth it.

Nope, you're right. I'll work out a fix for this and
add you as reported-by.


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