Commit b0c1e95a authored by Dmitry Torokhov's avatar Dmitry Torokhov Committed by Wolfram Sang

i2c: copy device properties when using i2c_register_board_info()

This will allow marking device property lists as __initdata, the same as
board info structures themselves.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDmitry Torokhov <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarWolfram Sang <>
parent 1945250d
......@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
#include <linux/export.h>
#include <linux/i2c.h>
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/property.h>
#include <linux/rwsem.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
......@@ -55,6 +56,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__i2c_first_dynamic_bus_num);
* The board info passed can safely be __initdata, but be careful of embedded
* pointers (for platform_data, functions, etc) since that won't be copied.
* Device properties are deep-copied though.
int i2c_register_board_info(int busnum, struct i2c_board_info const *info, unsigned len)
......@@ -78,6 +80,14 @@ int i2c_register_board_info(int busnum, struct i2c_board_info const *info, unsig
devinfo->busnum = busnum;
devinfo->board_info = *info;
if (info->properties) {
devinfo-> =
if (IS_ERR(devinfo->
return PTR_ERR(devinfo->;
list_add_tail(&devinfo->list, &__i2c_board_list);
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