Re: [PATCH] mfd: Fix MACRO for commonly declared MFD cell attributes

From: Lee Jones
Date: Fri Mar 11 2016 - 03:39:56 EST

On Wed, 09 Mar 2016, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 March 2016 06:38 PM, Lee Jones wrote:
> >On Mon, 29 Feb 2016, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
> >
> >>On Friday 26 February 2016 10:05 PM, Rhyland Klein wrote:
> >>>Did you not see warnings like this when you compiled the kernel? Did you
> >>>find a different approach than what I proposed above to deal with it?
> >>>I'd like to get this in soon so that when the max77620 drivers are all
> >>>in and using it, it should be functional.
> >>>
> >>I think the following change also crash in runtime:
> >>
> >>/***
> >>commit e60a946f05db2cac857025da6ffb72df48d3be54
> >>Author: Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>
> >> mfd: ab8500: Provide a small example using new MFD cell MACROs
> >>
> >>***/
> >>
> >>Should we have something MFD_CELL_RES, MFD_CELL_RES_PDATA,
> >>MFD_CELL_PDATA, for more common user and not to pass the NULL here.
> >I'll have a re-think about this.
> Did you get chance to look into this? Probably, I need to send my
> mfd series once this get fixed before that series applied.

Nothing is going to happen until v4.6 now. It's too late in the
release cycle to be making such a significant addition, and I'd like
the change to sit in -next for a good while before going in.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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