[PATCH 2/7] clocksource: change timer registration macros

Marc Zyngier maz at kernel.org
Tue Sep 10 07:49:09 PDT 2019

[crazy Cc list, not sure it'll go anywhere]

On Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:47:11 +0100,
Claudiu Beznea <claudiu.beznea at microchip.com> wrote:
> Change timer registration macros (TIMER_OF_DECLARE() and
> CLOCKSOURCE_OF_DECLARE()) by adding a new argument. This new argument
> is a pointer to an object of type struct timer_of and is used in
> timer_probe(). Based on the flags filled in the struct timer_of object
> the probing process will parse different DT bindings. Later on the
> drivers will use the result of this parsing. Even at the moment only
> few drivers are using this functionality there are other that could
> be converted to use it.
> Signed-off-by: Claudiu Beznea <claudiu.beznea at microchip.com>

Why don't you introduce a new registration macro that does what you
want instead of creating this unnecessary churn all over the place?


Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.

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