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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] hwmon: acpi_power_meter: convert to hwmon_device_register_with_info
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Am 02.05.22 um 22:42 schrieb Guenter Roeck:
> On 5/2/22 13:31, Armin Wolf wrote:
>> Am 02.05.22 um 20:59 schrieb LABBE Corentin:
>>
>>> Le Mon, May 02, 2022 at 06:34:44AM -0700, Guenter Roeck a écrit :
>>>> On 5/2/22 05:42, Corentin Labbe wrote:
>>>>> Booting lead to a hwmon_device_register() is deprecated. Please
>>>>> convert the driver to use hwmon_device_register_with_info().
>>>>> So let's convert the driver to use hwmon_device_register_with_info().
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Corentin Labbe <clabbe@baylibre.com>
>>>>> ---
>>>>>    drivers/hwmon/acpi_power_meter.c | 5 ++++-
>>>>>    1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/acpi_power_meter.c
>>>>> b/drivers/hwmon/acpi_power_meter.c
>>>>> index d2545a1be9fc..98293727f980 100644
>>>>> --- a/drivers/hwmon/acpi_power_meter.c
>>>>> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/acpi_power_meter.c
>>>>> @@ -891,7 +891,10 @@ static int acpi_power_meter_add(struct
>>>>> acpi_device *device)
>>>>>        if (res)
>>>>>            goto exit_free_capability;
>>>>>
>>>>> -    resource->hwmon_dev = hwmon_device_register(&device->dev);
>>>>> +    resource->hwmon_dev =
>>>>> hwmon_device_register_with_info(&device->dev,
>>>>> + ACPI_POWER_METER_DEVICE_NAME,
>>>>> +                                  NULL, NULL,
>>>>> +                                  NULL);
>>>> NACK. That isn't a conversion to the new API, it just abuses the fact
>>>> that the new API has to accept a NULL info pointer for historic
>>>> reasons.
>>>>
>>> Hello
>>>
>>> I am sorry, I found a driver doing it, so I believed it was okay.
>>> Converting seems not to hard but, by using the new API, how can I
>>> convert power1_model_number/power1_is_battery attribute ?
>>> There are the remaining attributes I dont find how to convert.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> for allowing the driver to provide nonstandard attributes,
>> hwmon_device_register_with_info()
>> has the argument "extra_groups" which is an pointer to a list of
>> sysfs attribute groups.
>> There are some drivers which are using this functionality, maybe you
>> can use them as an
>> inspiration.
>>
>> Just a question: what is the name of the driver you originally used
>> as an inspiration?
>>
>
> Originally it was for drivers/thermal/thermal_hwmon.c. Now there is also
> drivers/platform/mips/cpu_hwmon.c which is clearly an abuse. I may have
> missed others.
>
> Guenter
Should we notify the maintainers of cpu_hwmon.c about that?
This could potentially prevent such incidents from happening again.

Armin Wolf

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