On 9 April 2018 at 09:53, Viresh Kumar <viresh.ku...@linaro.org> wrote:
> On 22-03-18, 11:18, Ulf Hansson wrote:
>> On 22 March 2018 at 10:59, Viresh Kumar <viresh.ku...@linaro.org> wrote:
>> > On 22-03-18, 10:30, Ulf Hansson wrote:
>> >> On 22 December 2017 at 08:26, Viresh Kumar <viresh.ku...@linaro.org> 
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > +       ret = device_add(&genpd->dev);
>> >>
>> >> What's the point of adding the device? Can we skip this step, as I
>> >> guess the opp core is only using the device as cookie rather actual
>> >> using it? No?
>> >
>> > We also use it for the OPP debugfs stuff, so that would be required I 
>> > believe.
>> Right, however, isn't that only using the dev_name(dev), which you
>> don't need to add the device to make use of.
>> Or maybe I missing something around this...
> So I tested this bit. The code works fine even if the device isn't added
> (registered), but this looks a bit sloppy to attempt.
> Please let me know what would you prefer in this case, add the device or not.

Well, I don't know if there is policy of how to do this in general. Or
perhaps this can be considered as a special case as the device is only
going to be used as cookie (at least so far).

I suggest we keep it as simple as possible and *not* add (register) the device.

Kind regards

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