Re: [PATCH 23/29] drm/tilcdc: switch to drm_*{get,put} helpers

From: Jyri Sarha
Date: Thu Aug 03 2017 - 13:38:05 EST

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On 08/03/17 18:42, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 3:56 PM, Jyri Sarha <jsarha@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 08/03/17 14:58, Cihangir Akturk wrote:
>>> drm_*_reference() and drm_*_unreference() functions are just
>>> compatibility alias for drm_*_get() and drm_*_put() adn should not be
>>> used by new code. So convert all users of compatibility functions to use
>>> the new APIs.
>>> Signed-off-by: Cihangir Akturk <cakturk@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Jyri Sarha <jsarha@xxxxxx>
>> This appears to be a part of a larger series. So I guess it will go in
>> via drm-misc. But if this is not the case just let me know and I'll add
>> this to my next pull request.
> Only if you join drm-misc and push it there yourself :-)
> In general I prefer driver maintainers pick up their stuff for patch
> series which don't have depencies like this here, otherwise, why
> exactly do we have driver maintainers.

I assumed that the series would deprecate drm_framebuffer_unreference()
and -reference() aliases (if we are cleaning things up, why wouldn't we
go all the way?). But if that is not the case, then by all means I'll
pick the patch for a 4.14 tilcdc pull request.