[05/27] macintosh: therm_windtunnel: Export I2C module alias information

Javier Martinez Canillas javier at osg.samsung.com
Wed Aug 19 17:40:44 AEST 2015

Hello Michael,

On 08/19/2015 02:51 AM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-08-18 at 12:35 +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>> Hello Michael,
>> On 08/18/2015 12:24 PM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2015-30-07 at 16:18:30 UTC, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
>>>> The I2C core always reports the MODALIAS uevent as "i2c:<client name"
>>>> regardless if the driver was matched using the I2C id_table or the
>>>> of_match_table. So the driver needs to export the I2C table and this
>>>> be built into the module or udev won't have the necessary information
>>>> to auto load the correct module when the device is added.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier at osg.samsung.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>  drivers/macintosh/therm_windtunnel.c | 1 +
>>>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>> Who are you expecting to merge this?
>> I was expecting Benjamin Herrenschmidt since he is listed in MAINTAINERS
>> for drivers/macintosh. I cc'ed him in the patch but now in your answer I
>> don't see him in the cc list, strange.
> That's the mailing list dropping him from CC because he's subscribed.
>> But I'll be happy to re-post if there is another person who is handling
>> the patches for this driver now.
>> BTW there is another patch [0] for the same driver to export the OF id
>> table information, that was not picked either.
> Yep, I'll grab them both.

Perfect, thanks a lot!
> cheers

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Open Source Group
Samsung Research America

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