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From: Sascha Hauer <>
To: Trent Piepho <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: base: Check all compatible strings for modalias match
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 10:26:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, May 31, 2021 at 07:54:14AM -0700, Trent Piepho wrote:
> When attempting a modalias match in device_match_of_modalias(), only the
> first string in the compatible property, which is a list of strings, was
> used.
> A modalias (which is a bit of a misnomer in Barebox) match is used when
> a driver does not have an of_compatible match table, e.g. the at24
> driver.  The compatible string after the comma is matched against the
> driver's id table.
> Extend modalias match to try all strings in from the OF node's
> compatible property.  This will cause a compatible like
> "rohm,br24g04-3", "atmel,24c04" to match against the "24c04" ID in the
> at24 driver.  Or "isil,isl12057", "dallas,ds1337" will match the ds1307
> driver's table, which doesn't know about isl12057 in Barebox.
> Signed-off-by: Trent Piepho <>
> ---
>  drivers/base/bus.c | 27 +++++++++------------------
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

Applied, thanks


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