[PATCH v2 01/16] nvmem: remove unused APIs

Bartosz Golaszewski brgl at bgdev.pl
Mon Sep 10 04:31:37 PDT 2018


2018-09-10 11:55 GMT+02:00 Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla at linaro.org>:
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> On 10/09/18 09:43, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
>>>>
>>>> this series. Later patches are MUCH cleaner thanks to this removal and
>>>> I believe it makes them easier for review.
>>>
>>> Am not sure about that, it definitely did not help me!
>>>
>> Why exactly? Aren't clean patches resulting from this removal easier
>> to read then if they'd also have to take into account the burden of
>> existing code that will be changes anyway later? I really don't see
>> why you insist on removing this.
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> Here are few reasons:
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> 1> TBH, This cleanup patch removes more than one feature from nvmem
> subsystem.
> Ex: it remove ability to add static cell from nvmem config, secondly it
> removed ability to read/write cells directly using nvmem_cell_info.
>

About that: there are no users of nvmem_device_cell_read/write()
currently and with the new API I'm not sure this is still needed. Are
you alright with removing those two?

Bart

> 2> If you do changes as part of each patch, it will be much traceable on
> what is changed exactly and will allow much better review, and understand
> the reasoning.
>
> Having a clean start and writing code on top of it is alway nice, but we
> will definitely miss things in review in this particular instance.
>
>
> thanks,
> srini
>
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Bart
>>
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