[PATCH] Documentation: dmaengine: Add a documentation for the dma controller API

Vinod Koul vinod.koul at intel.com
Fri Aug 1 10:22:56 PDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 02:22:23PM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> DMA engine has lacked a lot of infrastructure for common patterns in
> drivers; some of that is solved by my efforts with the virt_dma.c
> support, and also various cleanups to existing drivers, but it's not
> easy to fix this problem after drivers have been merged.
I think list management is something that needs fix. I see lots of time and
energy being spent by drivers in this.
I will plan for this in near future to move descriptor and list management
to the framework. That should help drivers get cleaned up a bit more


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