[PATCH v3 1/3] mtd-nand: Add "page" parameter to all read_page/read_page_raw APIs
nsnehaprabha at ti.com
Fri Jul 17 10:48:59 EDT 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Singh, Vimal
> Sent: Friday, July 17, 2009 10:45 AM
> To: Narnakaje, Snehaprabha
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> akpm at linux-foundation.org; Paulraj, Sandeep
> Subject: RE: [PATCH v3 1/3] mtd-nand: Add "page" parameter to all
> read_page/read_page_raw APIs
> > > Why not just adding 'page' or 'cur_page' parameter to 'mtd_info'
> structure and
> > > populate the same in 'nand_do_read_ops' and 'nand_do_write_ops' as
> soon as you
> > > calculate 'page' for every read and write access respectivily. And
> then this
> > > info can be used by any one who has knowledge of 'mtd_info'.
> > >
> > Yes, that was one option. This meant, some of the existing handlers for
> read_oob and write_oob required changes to get rid of "page", if we decide
> to use the page from mtd_info structure.
> But that would have taken less changes.
The change in read_oob/write_oob handlers would be minimal.
But the API definitions should change all over the place, similar to the way read_page API had to change in all NAND files (in this patch).
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