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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] regmap: Check if a register is writable instead of readable in regcache_read
On 11/16/2011 06:12 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 06:09:06PM +0100, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
>> On 11/16/2011 05:56 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
>
>>> No, really - just do something legible and robust. For example, teach
>>> regmap_readable() about the cache.
>
>> Doesn't make much sense. We call regmap_readable from regcache_read, which
>> is only called if we use a cache. So if we let regmap_readable return true
>> in case we use a cache it will always be true in regcache_read and we can
>> drop the check entirely.
>
> We should at least check that we actually have a cached value there -
> the cache is sparse after all.

That's what the cache already does today, you recently change the rbtree
implementation to return -ENOENT if there is no cached value.


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