Re: [RFC PATCH 01/11] dma: amba-pl08x: Use bitmap to pass variant specific quirks

From: Tomasz Figa
Date: Mon Jun 17 2013 - 14:56:12 EST

On Monday 17 of June 2013 19:48:56 Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 10:54:08PM +0200, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> > Instead of defining new bool field in vendor_data struct for each
> > quirk, it is more reasonable to use a single flags field and make
> > each quirk use single bits.
> Please explain why this is better over the existing system, and why it
> is not just churn for code modification's sake.

It isn't anything important. I just thought that this is a better solution
to store more than just two flags. Initially I had more of them added in
further patches, but final version ended with just one, so this can be

Best regards,

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