Re: [PATCH 4/9] clk: sunxi-ng: mux: Add support for mux tables
From: Maxime Ripard
Date: Thu Jul 28 2016 - 09:28:56 EST
On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:36:49AM +0200, Jean-Francois Moine wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:40:20 +0200
> Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Parenting functions would also not work as expected,
> > > > clk_hw_get_parent_by_index being the obvious example, in that case
> > > > returning the empty string for an invalid parent, while it should
> > > > really return NULL.
> > >
> > > I don't see why the clock should be orphan.
> > > Then, when a parent is "", clk_hw_get_parent_by_index() returns NULL.
> > Why? It should return NULL when there's no parent, while you
> > explicitly registered a parent.
> "" is not an existing parent. It could be "none" / "dum" / "toto" / ...
> with the same result: 'this index cannot be used in mux'.
And the clock is marked as orphan, while it really isn't.
Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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