Re: [PATCH v10 00/18] Introduce the Counter subsystem
From: Jonathan Cameron
Date: Sat Apr 27 2019 - 07:50:05 EST
On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:36:24 +0200
Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 07, 2019 at 03:25:50PM +0100, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> > On Tue, 2 Apr 2019 15:30:35 +0900
> > William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Changes in v10:
> > > - Fix minor typographical errors in documentation
> > > - Merge the FlexTimer Module Quadrature decoder counter driver patches
> > >
> > > This revision is functionally identical to the last; changes in this
> > > version were made to fix minor typos in the documentation files and also
> > > to pull in the new FTM quadrature decoder counter driver.
> > >
> > > The Generic Counter API has been and is still in a feature freeze until
> > > it is merged into the mainline. The following features will be
> > > investigated after the merge: interrupt support for counter devices, and
> > > a character device interface for low-latency applications.
> > Hi William / al,
> > So the question is how to move this forwards? I'm happy with how it turned
> > out and the existing drivers we had in IIO are a lot cleaner under
> > the counter subsystem (other than the backwards compatibility for those that
> > ever existed in IIO). For those not following closely the situation is:
> I've now sucked this into my staging-testing branch and if 0-day is fine
> with it, I'll merge it to staging-next in a day or so. This way you can
> build on it for any iio drivers that might be coming.
> I do have reservations about that one sysfs file that is multi-line, and
> I think it will come to bite you in the end over time, so I reserve the
> right to say "I told you so" when that happens...
> But, I don't have a better answer for it now, so don't really worry
> about it :)
> greg k-h
Looks like a few late breaking comments came in, but nothing that can't
be fixed up before this reaches a release.