[PATCH 000/102] Convert drivers to explicit reset API
p.zabel at pengutronix.de
Mon Jul 24 01:33:41 PDT 2017
On Sun, 2017-07-23 at 20:41 +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:46 PM, Dmitry Torokhov
> <dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 5:55 AM, Philipp Zabel <p.zabel at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> >>> What about reset_control_get(struct device *, const char *, int flags)
> >>> to replace all those variants ?
> >> While I like how this looks, unfortunately (devm_)reset_control_get
> >> already exists without the flags, so we can't change to that with a
> >> gentle transition.
> > This was done for gpiod_get() and its flags argument with horrifying
> > #define-ry, which thankfully was completely hidden from users.
> For your reference:
> commit bae48da237fcedd7ad09569025483b988635efb7
> "gpiolib: add gpiod_get() and gpiod_put() functions"
> commit 39b2bbe3d715cf5013b5c48695ccdd25bd3bf120
> "gpio: add flags argument to gpiod_get*() functions"
> commit 0dbc8b7afef6e4fddcfebcbacbeb269a0a3b06d5
> "gpio: move varargs hack outside #ifdef GPIOLIB"
> commit b17d1bf16cc72a374a48d748940f700009d40ff4
> "gpio: make flags mandatory for gpiod_get functions"
> Retrospectively ... was that really a good idea... it was a LOT
> of trouble to add a flag, maybe it had been better to try and
> just slam all users in a single go.
> But it worked.
Thanks for the hint and the references. It seems this turned out okay,
but I wouldn't dare to introduce such macro horror^Wmagic.
I'd rather have all users converted to the _exclusive/_shared function
calls and maybe then replace the internal __reset_control_get with
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