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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/10] dmaengine: sun6i: Move number of pchans/vchans/request to device struct
On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 12:40:56AM +0200, Stefan Brüns wrote:
> Preparatory patch: If the same compatible is used for different SoCs which
> have a common register layout, but different number of channels, the
> channel count can no longer be stored in the config. Store it in the
> device structure instead.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Brüns <>

As stated already, we already are going to have a different
compatible, and this is not something that will change from one
instance to the other. Having code is therefore:
A) Making the code more complex
B) For no particular reason.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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