Re: [PATCH v3 2/4] irqchip/qcom-pdc: Switch to using IRQCHIP_PLATFORM_DRIVER helper macros

From: John Stultz
Date: Thu Aug 06 2020 - 23:09:26 EST

On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 8:02 PM Saravana Kannan <saravanak@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 7:49 PM John Stultz <john.stultz@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 6:42 PM Bjorn Andersson
> > <bjorn.andersson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > With all due respect, that's your downstream kernel, the upstream kernel
> > > should not rely on luck, out-of-tree patches or kernel parameters.
> >
> > I agree that would be preferred. But kernel parameters are often there
> > for these sorts of cases where we can't always do the right thing. As
> > for out-of-tree patches, broken things don't get fixed until
> > out-of-tree patches are developed and upstreamed, and I know Saravana
> > is doing exactly that, and I hope his fw_devlink work helps fix it so
> > the module loading is not just a matter of luck.
> Btw, the only downstream fw_devlink change is setting itto =on (vs
> =permissive in upstream).

I thought there was the clk_sync_state stuff as well?

> > Also I think Thierry's comments in the other thread today are also
> > good ideas for ways to better handle the optional dt link handling
> > (rather than using a timeout).
> Could you please give me a lore link to this thread? Just curious.