Re: [PATCH v5 5/8] clocksource/drivers/rockchip_timer: split bc_timer into rk_timer and rk_clock_event_device
From: Daniel Lezcano
Date: Mon Jan 30 2017 - 09:21:11 EST
On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 04:55:33PM +0300, Alexander Kochetkov wrote:
> > 30 ÑÐÐ. 2017 Ð., Ð 16:12, Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@xxxxxxxxxx> ÐÐÐÐÑÐÐ(Ð):
> > I don't get the point of these changes. The patch does not explain why they are
> > needed.
> Iâd like to extract timer API from current implementation.
> And to make code more readable Iâd like to introduce 'struct rk_timerâ what can be
> reused with current implementation and with my patch (8/8). And in order keep patches
> simple and readable I split that into three patches: 5/8, 6/8, 7/8.
> Current implementation named rockchip timer as âstruct bc_timerâ (broadcast timer).
> I renamed it to more suitable to it role (may be bad choice).
> Yes, the patch itself looks strange. You are right.
> What do you think about that solution:
> - in the patch 6/8 i will Introduce 'struct rk_timerâ and 'struct rk_time_clkevtâ (renamed âstruct bc_timerâ).
I prefer rk_clksrc and rk_clkevt.
> - rk_timer_init() changes from 5/8 I will merge with 8/8
> - 8/8 introduce 'struct rk_time_clksrc'
> - 5/8 drop
Ok, let's see what that gives.
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