Re: [PATCH 0/9] drivers: add new variants of devm_platform_ioremap_resource()
From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Aug 29 2019 - 10:48:50 EST
On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 4:38 PM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> The new devm_platform_ioremap_resource() helper has now been widely
> adopted and used in many drivers. Users of nocache and write-combined
> ioremap() variants could profit from the same code shrinkage. This
> series provides two new versions of devm_platform_ioremap_resource()
> and uses it in a few example drivers with the assumption that - just
> like was the case previously - a coccinelle script will be developed
> to ease the transition for others.
Please be aware that the number of ioremap() variants is being
reduced, as some of them are redundant (e.g. ioremap() already creates
an uncached mapping, so ioremap_nocache() is not needed).
So less is better than more ;-)
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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