[RFC PATCH 0/3] clk: introduce clk_bulk_get accessories

Stephen Boyd sboyd at codeaurora.org
Fri Apr 21 20:04:19 PDT 2017


On 04/12, Dong Aisheng wrote:
> 
> Together with the err path handling for each clocks, it does make
> things a bit ugly.
> 
> Since we already have regulator_bulk_get accessories, i thought we
> probably could introduce clk_bulk_get as well to handle such case to
> ease the driver owners' life. 
> 
> Besides IMX cpufreq driver, there is also some similar cases
> in kernel which could befinit from this api as well.
> e.g.
> drivers/cpufreq/tegra124-cpufreq.c
> drivers/cpufreq/s3c2412-cpufreq.c
> sound/soc/samsung/smdk_spdif.c
> arch/arm/mach-omap1/serial.c
> ...
> 
> And actually, if we handle clocks more than 3, then it might be
> worthy to try, which there is quite many manay in kernel and
> that probably could save a lot codes.
> 
> This is a RFC patch intending to bring up the idea to discuss.
> 

Idea seems fine to me. Please also add Russell King, as we need
an ack from him on the clk.h API changes.

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