[linux-sunxi] Re: [PATCH 4/4] simplefb: add clock handling code

Thierry Reding thierry.reding at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 05:48:02 PDT 2014

On Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 01:32:50PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 01:10:46PM +0200, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> > Adding your resources (clock, regulators, etc) incrementally and only
> > when the driver for the device that use these resources is available,
> > will only make adding support for a new platform slower IMHO since
> > there will be more patches to be posted, reviewed and merged.
> So don't do that if you're worried about it then, provide the bits of DT
> that hook everything up from the start or otherwise describe things as
> being in use.

"Otherwise describe things as being in use" doesn't work for clocks for
example. And Mike already said he wasn't willing to add something like
an always-on DT property for clocks.

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