Re: [RFC 7/8] Start migrating XUSB away from MFD

From: Lee Jones
Date: Mon Nov 02 2015 - 08:27:47 EST

On Mon, 02 Nov 2015, Martyn Welch wrote:
> On 02/11/15 12:47, Lee Jones wrote:
> >On Mon, 02 Nov 2015, Martyn Welch wrote:
> >
> >>From: Martyn Welch <martyn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>
> >>This is my initial attempt to get xusb working without being a MFD on the
> >>latest upstream kernel. It's still a bit hacky in places, but does seem to
> >>get the USB2 up and working (USB3 device is recognised as a USB3 device
> >>rather than enumberating as a USB2 device).
> >After my 20 second look at the 2 patches of this set you sent me, I've
> >concluded that it looks barking mad. In patch 2 you're adding the
> >XUSB MFD driver, then in this patch you're telling us that you're
> >moving away from MFD despite adding more code to the subsystem.
> Hi Lee,
> Sorry, seems git send-email added you of it's own volition.
> I've sent these patches to the mailing list for comment/help not for
> submission. As mentioned in the cover email, the first 5 patches are
> from an existing series that has been rejected. The later 3 patches
> show my modifications. I have not yet moved these files from the MFD
> directory, but will before submission (the series will be reworked
> so that the driver never goes into the MFD area).

Okay, very well.

> >Besides, I'm never applying a patch that self confesses to be "hacky
> >in places" into Mainline, ever.
> As I mentioned before, I'm posting these patches for comment (hence
> why I've marked them as "RFC" not "PATCH").

I did notice that this was an RFC -- and this was my Comment. ;)

Lee Jones
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