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SubjectRe: Clarifying platform_device_unregister
On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 21:57 -0400, Jaya Kumar wrote:
> I also have a followup. Does corgi/spitz_pm need to manage the module
> refcount of sharpsl-pm? I couldn't find any platform device code that
> manages the refcount of the platform driver that it binds them to. So
> I suspect this means that platform devices must do the try_module_get
> stuff themselves. Out of curiosity, what's the reason for not doing
> this inside the base/platform.c code?

I don't think any refcount is needed since corgi/spitz_pm refer to
functions in sharpsl-pm and therefore sharpsl-pm will always be around
as long as corgi/spitz_pm is.



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