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

Claudiu.Beznea at microchip.com Claudiu.Beznea at microchip.com
Tue Sep 10 07:57:23 PDT 2019



On 10.09.2019 17:49, Marc Zyngier wrote:
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It is what get_maintainer.pl script returned to.

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> On Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:47:11 +0100,
> Claudiu Beznea <claudiu.beznea at microchip.com> wrote:
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>> 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.
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>> Signed-off-by: Claudiu Beznea <claudiu.beznea at microchip.com>
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> Why don't you introduce a new registration macro that does what you
> want instead of creating this unnecessary churn all over the place?
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I though it would be good to keep only one interface for all drivers.
I'll keep in mind your proposal for next version.

Thank you,
Claudiu Beznea
 
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