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

Cousson, Benoit b-cousson at ti.com
Fri Mar 4 05:05:06 EST 2011

On 3/4/2011 9:32 AM, Andy Green wrote:
> 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)
> 		touch(BLAH_BLAH_IP_V2);
> 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
> then.

It is a little bit better. I personally don't think it is necessary, but 
since it is a purely subjective opinion, you can go ahead with that fix.


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