Re: [PATCHv4 2/6] phy: improved lookup method

From: Kishon Vijay Abraham I
Date: Tue Nov 18 2014 - 00:19:47 EST


On Monday 17 November 2014 09:10 PM, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 07:03:01PM +0530, Vivek Gautam wrote:
>> How about adding the change in attached patch [1] on top of this patch.
>> Just introduced the phy pointer in "phy_lookup" structure, and
>> modified phy_find() accordingly.
> I would be fine if we used the phy pointer to match, but if we have
> the pointer to the phy in the lookup, then I would say we need to
> remove the phy_name member.
> Otherwise we would have to support two ways of finding the lookups
> (one for the "static" lookups where we match to the phy_name and other
> where we match to the pointer). That means we will also not be able to
> create "static" lookups, but those would be only needed if we wanted to
> create them in board files. I don't think there will ever be need to
> create the lookups in board files, so I'm more then happy to remove
> the static way of creating the lookups.

Just using the phy pointer sounds good. But interested to know where the phy
pointer will be added to the lookup table.

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