Re: [PATCH 1/3] ASoC: da7219: Convert driver to use generic device/fwnode functions

From: Mark Brown
Date: Fri May 06 2016 - 12:05:55 EST

On Fri, May 06, 2016 at 02:33:04PM +0000, Opensource [Adam Thomson] wrote:
> On May 06, 2016, 13:27, Mark Brown wrote:

> > Is this *really* sensible? DT idioms don't always match up with ACPI
> > idioms well and this isn't a trivial DT binding.

> For what we're doing here, both DT and ACPI match up well, and so what I've
> implemented works on both sides. There are other examples of this already in the
> Linux kernel, so I don't think it's anything particularly new.

No, not really - your DT is fairly unusual in how it's done and the lack
of ACPI helpers is not a good sign on that side. The _DSD things are
really only supposed to work for simple properties on devices.

> > There's nothing device specific about this, it should go in generic
> > code.

> The intention was to just match against DT or ACPI and nothing else, so that
> didn't feel generic enough to be pushed into the fwnode framework. However
> I will take another look.

That's currently the entire set of things that fwnode supports so...

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