[PATCH] i2c: let the core register devices from devicetree
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jun 14 21:35:24 EST 2012
On Thu, 2012-06-14 at 11:14 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 07:33:37AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-06-13 at 23:12 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > Currently, every driver has to do it on its own, but it should be done
> > > in the core, like we already do with board_info structs.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <w.sang at pengutronix.de>
> > > ---
> > >
> > > Based on v3.5-rc2. Only build tested, I don't have a OF based device
> > > around at the moment.
> > Won't that conflict with i2c-powermac doing it its own way ?
> Yup :(
> I assume there is no chance that the powermac devicetree can be
> pre-processed to be compatible with of_i2c_register_devices?
That would be nasty and need a lot of testing on all sort of machines I
don't have direct access to.
Maybe we can set a flag somewhere to indicate to the core not to run the
default probing on that controller ?
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