Re: [PATCH 04/18] ARM/ARM64: cpuidle: Let back-end init ops take the driver as input

From: Ulf Hansson
Date: Mon Jun 10 2019 - 06:25:24 EST

On Fri, 7 Jun 2019 at 17:01, Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 09:22:46PM +0200, Ulf Hansson wrote:
> > To allow arch back-end init ops to operate on the cpuidle driver for the
> > corresponding CPU, let's pass along a pointer to the struct cpuidle_driver*
> > and forward it the relevant layers of callbacks for ARM/ARM64.
> >
> I may be wrong, but I see drv is just used to get state_count mostly.
> It's also used in flattening part, but that should not be here either.

Let me copy the note I added below the changelog for $subject patch,
as hopefully that should clarify the reason to why this is needed.

"- This patch is needed by the subsequent patch, but more importantly,
also by "[PATCH 10/18] drivers: firmware: psci: Add hierarchical
domain idle states converter"."

Kind regards