RE: [PATCH v3 2/6] usb:common Separated decoding functions from dwc3 driver.
From: Felipe Balbi
Date: Tue Feb 05 2019 - 03:25:22 EST
Pawel Laszczak <pawell@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 11:52:29AM +0000, Pawel Laszczak wrote:
>>> Patch moves some decoding functions from driver/usb/dwc3/debug.h driver
>>> to driver/usb/common/debug.c file. These moved functions include:
>>> These functions are used also in inroduced cdns3 driver.
>>> All functions prefixes were changed from dwc3 to usb.
> Because CDNS3 driver in one of the previous version had implemented very similar function as dwc3 and Felipe suggested that we should
> make common file with these functions. He also suggested that this function also could be used on host side.
right, host controllers can make use of Control transfer decoding.a
>>> Also, function's parameters has been extended according to the name
>>> of fields in standard SETUP packet.
>>> Additionally, patch adds usb_decode_ctrl function to
>>> include/linux/usb/ch9.h file.
>>Why ch9.h? It's not something that is specified in the spec, it's a
>>usb-specific thing :)
> Why not ?
> Similar as usb_state_string function from include/linux/usb/ch9.h which
> " Returns human readable name for the state", the usb_decode_ctrl function
> make the same but for standard USB request.
right, I would say usb_state_string() should be moved elsewhere. ch9.h
is, really, just what's described in chapter 9 of the usb specification.
>>Also, the api for that function is not ok. If you are going to make
>>this something that the whole kernel can call, you have to fix it up:
>>> + * usb_decode_ctrl - Returns human readable representation of control request.
>>> + * @str: buffer to return a human-readable representation of control request.
>>> + * This buffer should have about 200 bytes.
>>"about 200 bytes" is not very specific.
>>Pass in the length so we know we don't overflow it.
> I didn't want to change to much this code, because it's not my code.
> I'm not sure if I should ?
I have a patch for that, then you can start on top of it. I'll send it
soon after testing.
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