[PATCH 3/4] OMAP3 and 4 i2c mark extended reg enums as extended only

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Fri Mar 4 03:32:01 EST 2011

On 03/03/2011 09:33 PM, Somebody in the thread at some point said:

Hi -

> Since it is a patch on the I2C driver, the subject should start with
> something like "I2C: OMAP2+: XXXXX". That comment is also applicable for
> the other patches of the series except the first one.
>> This patch changes the extended register name to make it clearer
>> they only exist in OMAP4 context
>> Cc: patches at linaro.org
>> Reported-by: Peter Maydell<peter.maydell at linaro.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Green<andy.green at linaro.org>
> The I2C maintainer should be in CC as well.

OK thanks for this correction.

>> + /* only on OMAP4430 */
> I think that you should keep only the comment, because it is not really
> recommended to add SoC related information directly in IP register names.
> These new registers are just an evolution of the I2C IP. The first
> instances of that version are used in OMAP4 first, but OMAP4 variants
> (4440) and OMAP5 will use the same one.
> Bottom line is that we can probably drop that patch from the series.

The desire of this patch is to make it clear to the eye that a register 
that was introduced in what we will now call "IP_V2" is being touched. 
That is good because then code like

	if (dev->rev == BLAH_IP_V1)

will stand out clearly as wrong.  So I will update the patch rather than 
drop it, since the IP_Vn scheme is a much better fit for what is 
actually being done.  If you still don't like it we can forget about it 


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