Re: [PATCH 5/6] i2c: pca-platform: use device_property_read_u32

From: Chris Packham
Date: Sun Jul 02 2017 - 17:51:53 EST

On 30/06/17 22:56, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 12:03 PM, Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> - i2c->algo_data.i2c_clock = 59000;
>>>> + ret = device_property_read_u32(&pdev->dev, "clock-frequency",
>>>> + &i2c->algo_data.i2c_clock);
>>>> + if (ret)
>>>> + i2c->algo_data.i2c_clock = 59000;
>>> My idea is to get rid of legacy platform data completely.
>>> That's why I suggested device_* in the first place.
>>> In similar way like you did with GPIO lookup table, you may use
>>> PROPERTY_ENTRY*() macros in the board files.
>>> Does it make sense?
>> Frankly, I am not a big fan of converting board files if we cannot test
>> the changes.
> So, if no one is using that old boards, should we really take care
> more than just compile test?
> P.S. Legacy platform data makes a burden of development nowadays.
> Built-in device properties API (as a part of Unified Device
> Properties) is exactly for getting rid of legacy stuff and make things
> much cleaner.

We could probably go with an approach of making the device properties
the default which would suit the new style and leave the platform_data
to override things if it is present.

If/when the older platforms go away we can drop struct