[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: Add device tree binding for WM8753

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 08:51:00 CEST 2011

Hi Barry,

On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 04:38:41PM +0800, Barry Song wrote:
> 2011/8/8 Mark Brown <broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>:
> > Signed-off-by: Mark Brown <broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>
> Without this patch, DT can still connect driver with device by the
> heuristic way(of_modalias_node).
> i have a patch just like yours in input subsystem "[PATCH v2] input:
> touchscreen: add OF match table for ads7846" with "Acked-by: Grant
> Likely", but Dmitry seems to just ignore it.
> so not sure whether this kind of new added match tables are totally
> liked by people or not.

The issue I have with the ads7846 driver is that it still needs platform
code to supply the needed platform data structure to make the
driver/device usable. So I am not sure what the benefit DT matching code
brings to that driver.



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