Re: [PATCH 33/37] platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Move under MFD

From: Mika Westerberg
Date: Thu Jan 02 2020 - 04:50:46 EST

On Thu, Jan 02, 2020 at 09:41:26AM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Dec 2019, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > This driver only creates a bunch of platform devices sharing resources
> > belonging to the PMC device. This is pretty much what MFD subsystem is
> > for so move the driver there, renaming it to intel_pmc_bxt.c which
> > should be more clear what it is. We convert the driver to call MFD APIs
> > in subsequent patches.
> Nope. Not happening.
> It's not appropriate to dump a 1000+ line source file into MFD without
> a thorough review. For starters, the 100's of lines of code which
> support the bespoke IPC APIs should remain within the 'platform'
> domain.
> It's okay to move the subordinate device registration into MFD, but it
> will need to be converted *whilst* transferring it, rather than the
> dump/edit method currently implemented.

OK, will do so in v2.