Re: [PATCH linux-next v4 5/5] mtd: atmel-quadspi: add driver for Atmel QSPI controller
From: Marek Vasut
Date: Tue Aug 25 2015 - 06:22:26 EST
On Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 12:17:37 PM, Cyrille Pitchen wrote:
> Hi Marek,
> Le 24/08/2015 13:03, Marek Vasut a écrit :
> > On Monday, August 24, 2015 at 12:14:00 PM, Cyrille Pitchen wrote:
> >> This driver add support to the new Atmel QSPI controller embedded into
> >> sama5d2x SoCs. It expects a NOR memory to be connected to the QSPI
> >> controller.
> >> Signed-off-by: Cyrille Pitchen <cyrille.pitchen@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Acked-by: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Hi,
> > [...]
> >> +/* Register access macros */
> > These are functions, not macros :)
> > btw is there any reason for these ? I'd say, just put the read*() and
> > write*() functions directly into the code and be done with it, it is
> > much less confusing.
> If you don't mind, I'd rather keep some of these inline functions. I have
> no strong justification, it's more a personal taste: it makes lines
> shorter as it avoids the need to add "->regs + ".
> Also it makes the code consistent with other Atmel drivers which already
> use such wrappers.
> However I'll fix the comment and remove the byte and word versions, which
> are not used. So only qspi_readl() and qspi_writel() are left.
> Does it sound good to you?
In my mind, seeing explicit readl_relaxed() somewhere is much easier to
digest than seeing some wrapper, which I have to look up. But please do
wait for others to voice their concern too, I might not be the best person
to tell you what to do when it comes to wrapping IO accessors ;-)
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