Re: [PATCHv6 0/4] n_gsm serdev support and protocol driver for droid4 modem

From: Johan Hovold
Date: Thu May 28 2020 - 04:24:35 EST

Hi Tony,

Sorry about the late reply on this.

On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 08:37:56AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx> [200423 11:44]:

> > I know the location of this driver has been up for discussion already,
> > but drivers/tty/serdev/protocol still isn't right (e.g. we don't have an
> > drivers/i2c/protocol directory where we stuff random i2c client
> > drivers).
> Argh, the location of driver again.. So we do have the custom motorola
> layer to deal with on top of TS 27.010, but the custom handling is
> contained within the driver. So maybe just drivers/serial for the
> custom driver then.

Yeah, that should do for now; n_gsm is a serial driver (exposing tty
devices) after all.

> > Last, it seems you've based the serdev-ngsm-motmdm.c chardev
> > implementation on a more or less verbatim copy of drivers/gnss/core.c.
> > I'd appreciate if you could mention that in the file header and
> > reproduce the copyright notice if you end up keeping that interface.
> Oh yes indeed, thanks for pointing that out. I'll add it to the next
> version. The chardev code is for sure based on drivers/gnss.
> To explain my ignorance, I added the chardev support initially as an
> experiment to see if I can handle the motorola packet layer better
> that way compared to the n_gsm ttys and userspace handling. It ended
> up working quite nicely, so I kept it but then I accidentally left
> out references to the source. Sorry about that.

No worries.