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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] clkdev: Implement managed clk_get()
    On 04/02/12 09:52, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
    > On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 09:48:31AM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
    >> I hope we get a better clk_get() implementation with the unified struct
    >> clk. Don't get me wrong, clkdev is a great improvement over open coding
    >> clock framework stuff in each platform. But clkdev is really just
    >> another platform specific implementation
    > Utter crap. It is not platform specific.

    It has compile-time platform hooks so it isn't entirely generic.

    >
    >> that most platforms decide to
    >> use. Each platform has to select the option and it breaks if two
    >> platforms implement __clk_get()/__clk_put() in conflicting ways.
    > They should go away with the common clock stuff: they are there to deal
    > with the implementation specific parts of struct clk, and as the common
    > clock stuff sorts that out, these should be provided by the common clk.

    Agreed. They should all be deleted and only one should exist.

    >
    > So any platform using the common clock will be compatible with any other
    > platform using the common clock.
    >
    > If you somehow think that clkdev comes into that compatibility, you're
    > wrong. It doesn't.

    I don't.

    >
    > And if you think that a private clk implementation could have a unified
    > clk_get(), you're also barking mad.

    I don't understand this. Maybe I'm barking mad already.

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