[RFC/PATCH 0/3] CLK: add more devm_* APIs
dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 04:53:21 EST 2012
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 09:34:45AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 01:22:16AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > When looking at recent driver conversions to managed resources (devm_*) there
> > is no devm_clk_prepare() and similar functions, which forces mixing of 2
> > resource management styles (managed/classic) in the same driver, which is not
> > great.
> > This patch series adds more devm_* managed APIs to the CLK subsystem so that
> > driver conversions can be "pure".
> So, how do you ensure the correct ordering between clk_unprepare() and
> clk_put(), or even clk_disable() and clk_unprepare() ? I see nothing
> here which makes any guarantees as to the ordering of those operations
> upon cleanup.
devm_* calls form a stack so if you have
static void xxx_probe()
input = devm_input_allocate_device();
static int xxx_remove()
then upon remove we'll execute:
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