Re: [PATCH v9 05/13] arm: introduce is_device_dma_coherent
From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Fri Nov 21 2014 - 10:29:46 EST
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:39:32AM +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Nov 2014, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 04:49:21PM +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > > ping?
> > Sending something which wants my attention _To:_ me is always a good idea :)
> I'll keep that in mind :-)
> > The patch is fine in itself, but I have a niggle about the
> > is_device_dma_coherent() - provided this is only used in architecture
> > specific code, that should be fine. It could probably do with a comment
> > to that effect in an attempt to discourage drivers using it (thereby
> > becoming less portable to other architectures.)
> Can I take this as an Acked-by?
> Good point regarding the comment. Maybe I can add:
> /* do not use this function in a driver */
Provided it gets such a comment, yes. Thanks.
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