Re: [PATCH v4] staging: fsl-mc: move bus driver out of staging

From: Laurentiu Tudor
Date: Wed Dec 20 2017 - 05:27:03 EST

On 12/19/2017 06:10 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 03:39:44PM +0000, Laurentiu Tudor wrote:
>> On 12/19/2017 05:29 PM, Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 03:21:19PM +0000, Laurentiu Tudor wrote:
>>>> On 12/19/2017 04:48 PM, Greg KH wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:08:44PM +0200, laurentiu.tudor@xxxxxxx wrote:
>>>>>> From: Stuart Yoder <stuart.yoder@xxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Move the source files out of staging into their final locations:
>>>>>> -include files in drivers/staging/fsl-mc/include go to include/linux/fsl
>>>>>> -irq-gic-v3-its-fsl-mc-msi.c goes to drivers/irqchip
>>>>>> -source in drivers/staging/fsl-mc/bus goes to drivers/bus/fsl-mc
>>>>>> -README.txt, providing and overview of DPAA goes to
>>>>>> Documentation/dpaa2/overview.txt
>>>>>> Update or delete other remaining staging files-- Makefile, Kconfig, TODO.
>>>>>> Update dpaa2_eth and dpio staging drivers.
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Stuart Yoder <stuyoder@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Laurentiu Tudor <laurentiu.tudor@xxxxxxx>
>>>>>> [Laurentiu: rebased, add dpaa2_eth and dpio #include updates]
>>>>>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Cc: Jason Cooper <jason@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@xxxxxxx>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> Notes:
>>>>>> -v4:
>>>>>> - regenerated patch with renames detection disabled (Andrew Lunn)
>>>>>> -v3:
>>>>>> - rebased
>>>>> Ok, meta-comments on the structure of the code.
>>>>> You have 8 .h files that are "private" to your bus logic. That's 7 too
>>>>> many, some of them have a bigger license header than actual content :)
>>>>> Please consolidate into 1.
>>>>> Also, the headers should be moved to SPDX format to get rid of the
>>>>> boilerplate. I _think_ it's BSD/GPL, right? Hard to tell :(
>>>> It's 3-clause BSD and GPLv2. Will make it clear when moving to SPDX.
>>> Thanks.
>>>>> Your "public" .h file does not need to go into a subdirectory, just name
>>>>> it fsl-mc.h and put it in include/linux/.
>>>> There's already a "fsl" subdirectory in include/linux/ so it seemed to
>>>> make sense to use it.
>>> Ah, missed that. Ok, nevermind :)`
>>>>> One comment on the fields in your .h file, all of the user/kernel
>>>>> crossing boundry structures need to use the "__" variant of types, like
>>>>> "__u8" and the like. You mix and match them for some reason, you need
>>>>> to be consistent.
>>>>> Also, what's up with the .h files in drivers/staging/fsl-bus/include?
>>>>> You didn't touch those with this movement, right? Why?
>>>> Those are not part of the bus "core". Some of them are part of the DPBP
>>>> and DPCON device types APIs and are used by drivers probing on this bus
>>>> and the rest are part of the DPIO driver which is also used by other
>>>> drivers. Since these devices (DPBP, DPCON, DPIO) are interfaces used by
>>>> all the other drivers it made sense to group them together with the bus.
>>> But all of these .h files are only used by the code in this specific
>>> directory, no where else.
>> They are also used by our ethernet driver, see:
>> drivers/staging/fsl-dpaa2/ethernet/dpaa2-eth.h
> Ick, really? Then they should not be buried in a bus-specific
> location, but rather be in include/linux/SOMEWHERE, right?

Right. The goal is that in the end, all headers be moved to the already
existing include/linux/fsl/. For now I've left these in staging because
they are not part of the bus "core" infrastructure.

Best Regards, Laurentiu