Re: [PATCH 9/9] clk: imx: add imx7ulp clk driver

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 16:42:09 EST

On 06/20, Dong Aisheng wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 07:01:19PM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> >
> > Any reason why it can't be a platform driver? If not, please add
> > some comment explaining why.
> >
> Timer is using it at early stage. GIC seems not although standard
> binding claim possible clock requirement.
> Others still not sure.
> What your suggestion?
> Convert timer to platform driver and make clock as platform driver as well?

The timer can't be a platform driver because it would be too
late. The clock driver could register whatever clks are required
for the timer/GIC in a CLK_OF_DECLARE_DRIVER hook, and then leave
the rest to a platform driver. This way we get some of the device
driver framework in this code.

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