[PATCH 0/8] rtc: max77686: Extend driver and add max77802 support
k.kozlowski at samsung.com
Wed Jan 20 16:48:20 PST 2016
On 21.01.2016 02:14, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> On a recent disussion  with Krzysztof Kozlowski and Laxman Dewangan,
> we came to the conclusion that the max77686 and max77802 RTC are almost
> the same with only a few differences so there shouldn't be two separate
> drivers and is better to extend max77686 driver and delete rtc-max77802.
> By making the driver more generic, other RTC IP blocks from Maxim PMICs
> could be supported as well like the max77620.
> Patches #1 is just a trivial cleanup.
> Patch #2 allows to support RTCs that need a shorter delay when updating
> the RTC.
> Patch #3 adds a driver data structure to avoid hard-coding parameters
> specific to a certain RTC such as the needed delay and RTC register mask.
> Patch #4 changes the driver to use a mapping table instead of using the
> max77686 registers offsets directly to allow supporting RTC with other
> registers addresses and layout.
> Patch #5 Adds support for max77802 to max77686 RTC driver and patch #6
> removes the old driver since is not needed anymore.
> Finally patch #7 and patch #8 removes the Kconfig symbol from defconfigs.
> I've tested this patch-set on an Exynos5800 Peach Pi Chromebook that has
> a max77802 PMIC and the RTC was working correctly but I don't have a
> machine with max77686 so I will really appreaciate if someone can test
> that no regressions were introduced.
Thanks for the submission. I like the approach. I'll start reviewing the
code and testing it... or maybe I'll wait with testing for v2 because I
already sent some comments. :)
Anyway I will provide later tested-by on max77686.
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