Re: [PATCH v4 4/6] tpm: tpm_tis_spi: Export functionality to other drivers

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Mon Aug 19 2019 - 13:10:11 EST

Quoting Jarkko Sakkinen (2019-08-19 09:40:05)
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 03:36:20PM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> > Export a new function, tpm_tis_spi_init(), and the associated
> > read/write/transfer APIs so that we can create variant drivers based on
> > the core functionality of this TPM SPI driver. Variant drivers can wrap
> > the tpm_tis_spi_phy struct with their own struct and override the
> > behavior of tpm_tis_spi_transfer() by supplying their own flow control
> > and pre-transfer hooks. This shares the most code between the core
> > driver and any variants that want to override certain behavior without
> > cluttering the core driver.
> I think this is adding way too much complexity for the purpose. We
> definitely do want this three layer architecture here.
> Instead there should be a single tpm_tis_spi driver that dynamically
> either TCG or CR50. I rather take some extra bytes in the LKM than
> the added complexity.

Ok. I had that patch originally[1]. Do you want me to resend that patch
and start review over from there?