[alsa-devel] Public ridicule due to sound/soc/soc-core.c abuse of the driver model

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Mon Jan 9 21:11:10 CET 2012

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 07:52:13PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 09:51:25AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > Anything which helps reduce the abuses of the driver model is a plus -
> > it helps remove the possibility of kernel oopses.
> Trying to make any sort of modification to code this fragile is risky,
> especially during what's supposed to be a stabalization phase (which is
> what Greg is requesting).  It just seems completely irresponsible for
> something that isn't actually a practical problem.

I find it hard to believe that ignoring the driver model is not a
"practical" problem :)

For details as to why this is a problem, please see the kobject.txt

Please fix this up, as you have seen, people end up cutting-and-pasting
bad code.

greg k-h

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