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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 6/9] media: i2c: ov772x: Remove soc_camera dependencies
Hello Hans, Laurent, Sakari,

On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:23:21PM +0200, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Friday, 19 January 2018 13:19:18 EET Sakari Ailus wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 11:47:33AM +0100, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > > On 01/19/18 11:24, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > >> On 01/16/18 22:44, Jacopo Mondi wrote:
> > >>> Remove soc_camera framework dependencies from ov772x sensor driver.
> > >>> - Handle clock and gpios
> > >>> - Register async subdevice
> > >>> - Remove soc_camera specific g/s_mbus_config operations
> > >>> - Change image format colorspace from JPEG to SRGB as the two use the
> > >>> same colorspace information but JPEG makes assumptions on color
> > >>> components quantization that do not apply to the sensor
> > >>> - Remove sizes crop from get_selection as driver can't scale
> > >>> - Add kernel doc to driver interface header file
> > >>> - Adjust build system
> > >>>
> > >>> This commit does not remove the original soc_camera based driver as
> > >>> long as other platforms depends on soc_camera-based CEU driver.
> > >>>
> > >>> Signed-off-by: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo+renesas@jmondi.org>
> > >>> Reviewed-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
> > >>
> > >> Acked-by: Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil@cisco.com>
> > >
> > > Un-acked.
> > >
> > > I just noticed that this sensor driver has no enum_frame_interval and
> > > g/s_parm support. How would a driver ever know the frame rate of the
> > > sensor without that?

Does it make any difference if I point out that this series hasn't
removed any of that code, and the driver was not supporting that
already? Or was it handled through soc_camera?

> >
> > s/_parm/_frame_interval/ ?
> >
> > We should have wrappers for this or rather to convert g/s_parm users to
> > g/s_frame_interval so drivers don't need to implement both.
>
> There are two ways to set the frame interval, either explicitly through the
> s_frame_interval operation, or implicitly through control of the pixel clock,
> horizontal blanking and vertical blanking (which in turn can be influenced by
> the exposure time).
>
> Having two ways to perform the same operation seems sub-optimal to me, but I
> could understand if they covered different use cases. As far as I know we
> don't document the use cases for those methods. What's your opinion on that ?
>

-If- I have to implement that in this series to have it accepted,
please let me know which one of the two is the preferred one :)

Thanks
j


> --
> Regards,
>
> Laurent Pinchart
>

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