Re: [PATCH 07/12] mfd: syscon: Consider platform data a regmap config name
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Wed Feb 12 06:27:40 EST 2014
Среда, 12 февраля 2014, 11:06 UTC от Pawel Moll <pawel.moll at arm.com>:
> On Wed, 2014-02-12 at 08:26 +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > Use the device platform data as a regmap config
> > > > name. This is particularly useful in the regmap
> > > > debugfs when there is more than one syscon device
> > > > registered, to distinguish the register blocks.
> > > >
> > > > Cc: Samuel Ortiz <sameo at linux.intel.com>
> > > > Cc: Lee Jones <lee.jones at linaro.org>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Pawel Moll <pawel.moll at arm.com>
> > > > ---
> > > ...
> > > > syscon_regmap_config.max_register = res->end - res->start - 3;
> > > > + syscon_regmap_config.name = dev_get_platdata(&pdev->dev);
> > >
> > > Is dev_name(&pdev->dev) can be used for such purpose?
> > Yes of course.
> > Either use the automatically generated name or over-ride with
> > dev->init_name prior to registration or call dev_set_name()
> > manually. Then retrieve with Alexander's suggestion.
> > Is there any technical reason why this is not possible with your
> > implementation?
> Hold on, guys. Let me just point out that we're talking "non-DT"
> platform devices here (either statically defined struct
> platform_device-s or - my case - the MFD cells).
> In this case device/driver matching relies completely on device name.
> Either the pdev->name must be identical (strcmp) to pdrv->name, or the
> pdev->name must be identical (strcmp again) to one of the pdev->id_table
> entries. See platform_match() in driver/base/platform.c for more
> Therefore the dev_name(&pdev->dev) on a non-DT-originating sysconf
> devince will always return "sysconf.*", unless you're ready to maintain
> a growing syscon_ids list. If so, I will have to add three entries
> there ("sys_id", "sys_misc" and "sys_procid"). I hope you are not
> seriously considering this idea :-) After all that's what the
> platform_data was invented for.
Yeah, I gave up the idea to use the syscon_ids to separate devices for
Instead, I use a hard definition for pdev->id, so that the names of
syscon-devices are different and can be obtained from the driver
it uses with syscon_regmap_lookup_by_pdevname().
I understand this topic correct?
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