[[PATCHv2] 3/3] drivers/rtc/rtc-snvs: Add clock support

Sanchayan Maity maitysanchayan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 20:27:29 PST 2014

On Wednesday 19 November 2014 10:19 AM, Sanchayan Maity wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 November 2014 06:47 AM, Shawn Guo wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 11:03:09AM +0530, Sanchayan Maity wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 12 November 2014 04:17 PM, Shawn Guo wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 02:26:51PM +0530, Sanchayan Maity wrote:
>>>>> On Wednesday 12 November 2014 02:57 AM, Stefan Agner wrote:
>>>>>> On 2014-11-07 14:04, Sanchayan Maity wrote:
>>>>>>> This patch adds clock enable and disable support for
>>>>>>> the SNVS peripheral, which is required for using the
>>>>>>> RTC within the SNVS block.
>>>>>> What happens if the device tree node is there while this patch is not
>>>>>> applied? I guess the driver would load, but since the clocks of the
>>>>>> peripheral are not enabled the first register access would lead to bus
>>>>>> error or similar. If this is the case, this would break bisectability.
>>>>>> You should move the device tree patch to the end.
>>>>> If the DT node was present with this patch not applied, the driver would 
>>>>> still crash with a bus error, since the clocks for SNVS are not explicitly 
>>>>> enabled anywhere else. I had not thought about any problems which might 
>>>>> occur later with git bisect. Will move this to the end with v3.
>>>> Since changes on rtc-snvs.c will need to go through RTC subsystem tree,
>>>> that means I cannot apply DTS changes until the driver patch gets
>>>> mainlined and appears on my tree.
>>>> Shawn
>>> Shawn
>>> So the approach in this patch is OK and acceptable? 
>> Yes, I'm fine with it.
>> Shawn
> Hello Alessandro, 
> Sorry I missed adding you while sending this patch set.
> Can you take this third patch, in this series through your RTC subsytem
> tree? Or should I resend this third patch separately?

Ping? Any inputs? Should I resend or is this Ok?
> Regards,
> Sanchayan.
>>> Since the DT changes cannot be applied by you, till this goes through the 
>>> RTC subsystem tree, gets mainlined and appears on your tree, I will send out 
>>> this patch by itself then and send the DT changes later once this gets
>>> mainlined?
>>> I did not CC Alessandro Zummo, the maintainer of RTC subsystem by mistake.
>>> Once you ACK/OK this i will send out this patch in isolation then or just 
>>> CC Alessandro Zummo.

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