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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: add a new helper function
On Sat, 18 Aug 2012 23:44:29 -0700
Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 02:27:12PM -0400, Huang Shijie wrote:
> > --- a/include/linux/tty.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/tty.h
> > @@ -43,6 +43,7 @@
> > #include <linux/tty_driver.h>
> > #include <linux/tty_ldisc.h>
> > #include <linux/mutex.h>
> > +#include <linux/serial.h>
> >
> >
> >
> > @@ -513,6 +514,12 @@ static inline struct tty_port *tty_port_get(struct tty_port *port)
> > return port;
> > }
> >
> > +/* If the cts flow control is enabled, return true. */
> > +static inline bool tty_port_cts_enabled(struct tty_port *port)
> > +{
> > + return port->flags & ASYNC_CTS_FLOW;
> > +}
> > +
>
> The fact that you have to add serial.h to this file kind of implies that
> this function shouldn't be here, right?
>
> How about serial.h instead? Not all tty drivers are serial drivers :)

tty_port is tty generic so possibly if there is a generic helper the
flags and helper should likewise be this way.

As it stands at the moment ASYNC_CTS_FLOW is a convention a few drivers
use. So calling it tty_port_xxx is going to misleading.

Alan


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