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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tmio_mmc: Optionally support using platform clock

Sorry for the delay,

2009/7/28 Ian Molton <>:
> Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
>> Hi Ian
> Hi!
>> Thanks for the review.
> No problem - I hope you dont feel that I am picking on you in particular
> here, this problem is not isolated to your patches.
>> I understand your concerns. Of course, the _proper_ solution would be to
>> implement an architecture-independent clock API, something like what
>> clocklib was trying to do. So, yes, if clocklib were in place now, I
>> certainly would have used it.
> Which is of course a chicken/egg situation. I dealt with this a number of
> times during the e-series development, and every time, integration with
> mainline has gone more swiftly and with better quality, when the job was
> done properly to begin with.
>> I searched for those clocklib submission attempts (Dmitry added to CC).
> Also adding RMK to the CC:
>> Last one I can find (maybe I missed some) is from July 2008 - more than a
>> year ago. So, looks like our options currently are:
>> 1. wait for new submissions of clocklib - if any are planned
> Dmitry: whats the current status of your clocklib work?

It wasn't refreshed since last submission or so, since for ARM we do have
rmk's clocks implementations and I other maintainers (except AVR32 IIRC)
didn't care at all.

>> 3. take over patches from Dmitry and bring them to a state acceptable for
>> mainline
> Take over / collaborate with. I'll happily help people push these patches.
>> I personally don't have free (as in beer) time to work on 2 or 3. Anyone?
> If I can find out what the current state of this stuff is, I'll help get it
> working - I can test / update all the TC6x and T7x MFD devices (and probably
> asic3 too)

I don't think I'll have time to work on/refresh clocklib patches. Feel
free to continue
where I've left them.

With best wishes

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