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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/5] common clk framework
On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 11:06 PM, Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@freescale.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 05:40:42PM -0800, Mike Turquette wrote:
>>   .speaking of which, clk_set_rate has been overhauled and is now
>> recursive. *collective groan*.  clk_set_rate is still simple for the
>> common case of simply setting a single clk's rate.  But if your clk has
>> the CLK_PARENT_SET_RATE flag and the .round_rate callback recommends
>> changing the parent rate, then clk_set_rate will recurse upwards to the
>> parent and try it all over again.  In the event of a failure everything
>> unwinds and all the clks go out for drinks.
>>
> I smell that this will be the part which makes the whole series risky
> of being accepted in a desired time frame, with saying rate change
> notifications are still missing for now.

I agree. I'll send out V4 this coming week with the clk rate change
notifiers rolled in. That means that there won't be any missing
pieces for my vision of how a complex clk tree should interact with
drivers. If it is not what people want then we can probably de-scope
pieces of it, but I think the architecture is sound.

Thanks for reviewing Shawn.

Regards,
Mike
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