[PATCH 01/40] clkdev: add clkname to struct clk_lookup

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Fri Apr 13 01:22:24 EDT 2012

On 13 April 2012 13:06, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar at st.com> wrote:
> On 4/13/2012 9:47 AM, Shawn Guo wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Instead of platforms calling these routines, can we have these calls from
>>> > clk_register_*() routines directly? So, for every clock registered with
>>> > common clk framework this gets done automatically. We just need to pass
>>> > dev & con id strings to these routines.
>>> >
>> No.
>> Only small portion of the entire clock tree need to be in the lookup,
>> usually the leaf clocks that device drivers need to access/manage.
> I am not asking to enforce this for all clocks and create too many clk lookups.
> But do it for all clk_register() calls, that have valid dev_id or con_id.
It makes sense then.  Only concern I have is the long argument list of
clk_register() becomes even longer.


> Apart from device clocks, there are other clocks, parent selection, etc
> that need it, so that we can do clk_get_sys().

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