[PATCH 2/5] regulator: act8865: set correct number of regulators in pdata

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Thu Jul 3 08:55:38 PDT 2014

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:46:43AM +0200, Beniamino Galvani wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 05:07:25PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 05:31:42PM +0200, Beniamino Galvani wrote:
> > > When platform data is populated from DT all the regulators are
> > > instantiated and the value of num_regulators should be the number of
> > > all available regulators rather than the number of matched ones.

> > Could you go into more detail on your logic on this one please?  The
> > platform data (and DT configuration) for regulators should be completely
> > optional.

> pdata contains an array of struct act8865_regulator_data and a
> num_regulators field which should hold the number of elements in the
> array, if I understand correctly.

> So in the current code, when populating platform data from DT, there
> is a mismatch between the number of elements that are put in the array
> (ARRAY_SIZE(act8865_matches)) and the value of num_regulators, which
> is set to the number of regulators found in the DT.

> In case of missing regulator nodes in DT, pdata->regulators will be
> populated with all the regulators but their init_data will be NULL.

OK, so that was slightly unclear but I see what you're saying now - the
issue isn't that there will be fewer valid elements in the array, it's
that the array is sparsely populated.
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