[PATCH v4 3/6] clk: introduce the common clock framework

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Fri Jan 13 09:53:24 EST 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 04:04:23PM -0800, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> While the original clk_hw suggestion was well intentioned, it just
> forces too many unnecessary dereferences and indirection. It also
> prevents static init of some fields as others have mentioned.
> Overall, it made the MSM clock code a mess when I tried to convert
> it to the common clock framework during Linaro Connect Q4 2011.
> The current off-tree MSM clock code uses a very similar approach to
> what the original patches that Jeremy sent out did. When Mike sent
> out the patches that removed clk_hw, the MSM code was much clearer
> and easier to convert to the common clock framework.
I share the same feeling with migrating imx6 clock support to v2 and
v3 of this series.  (v2 uses clk_hw, and v3 removes clk_hw.)


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