[PATCH 2/2] cpufreq: cpu0: Extend support beyond CPU0
mturquette at linaro.org
Thu Jun 26 18:53:54 PDT 2014
Quoting Stephen Boyd (2014-06-26 17:06:00)
> Finally, checking for equivalent pointers from clk_get() will work now,
Please don't do that. Even though it works for the current
implementation, comparing those pointers from a driver violates how
clkdev is supposed to work. The pointer returned by clk_get should only
be dereferenced by a driver to check if it is an error code. Anything
besides an error code is no business of the driver.
> but it isn't future-proof if/when the clock framework starts returning
> dynamically allocated clock pointers for each clk_get() invocation.
> Maybe we need a function in the common clock framework that tells us if
> the clocks are the same either via DT or by taking two clock pointers?
I looked through the patch briefly and did not see why we would need to
do this. Any hint?
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