RE: [RFC PATCH v12 10/11] arm64: add mechanism to let user choose which counter to return
From: Jianyong Wu
Date: Mon May 25 2020 - 02:29:55 EST
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> Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v12 10/11] arm64: add mechanism to let user choose
> which counter to return
> On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 04:50:28AM +0000, Jianyong Wu wrote:
> > How about adding an extra argument in struct ptp_clock_info to serve as a
> flag, then we can control this flag using IOCTL to determine the counter type.
> no, No, NO!
> > > From your description, this "flag" really should be a module parameter.
> > Maybe use flag as a module parameter is a better way.
It's fine for me, if @maz@xxxxxxxxxx is not against with it.