[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v2 1/4] omapdrm: fix compatible string for td028ttec1

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Nov 16 14:43:52 CET 2017


> Am 16.11.2017 um 13:32 schrieb Tomi Valkeinen <tomi.valkeinen at ti.com>:
> 
> On 16/11/17 10:50, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>> The vendor name was "toppoly" but other panels and the vendor list
>> have defined it as "tpo". So let's fix it in driver and bindings.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>
>> ---
> 
> 
>> -MODULE_ALIAS("spi:toppoly,td028ttec1");
>> +MODULE_ALIAS("spi:tpo,td028ttec1");
> 
> Doesn't this mean that the module won't load if you have old bindings?

Hm.

Well, I think it can load but doesn't automatically from DT strings which might
be unexpected.

> Can't we have two module aliases?

I think we can. Just a random example:
https://elixir.free-electrons.com/linux/latest/source/drivers/w1/slaves/w1_therm.c#L754

So we should keep both.

Should I submit a new version?

BR,
Nikolaus



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