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SubjectRe: of_iomap() matched with plan iounmap()
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 02:26:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 19 August 2011, David Miller wrote:
> > From: David Brown <davidb@codeaurora.org>
> > Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 10:02:26 -0700
> >
> > > The SPARC target contains of_ioremap() and of_iounmap(), which various
> > > drivers use (generally inside of CONFIG_SBUS).
> > >
> > > include/linux/of_address.h contains a definition for of_iomap(), but
> > > not corresponding unmap call. Code using this calls the regular
> > > iounmap().
> > >
> > > Is it safe to assume that of_iomap() will always be based on ioremap()
> > > and therefore it is safe to use iounmap(), or would it be better to
> > > define another name for drivers to use as the inverse of of_iomap().
> > > I'm not sure what to call it, since of_iounmap() is already taken by
> > > SPARC.
> >
> > It's better to define a matching of_iounmap() interface, even if for
> > now it is exactly iounmap()
>
> But the problem is that we need conflicting prototypes for of_iounmap.

What if we left the SPARC calls alone, and changed of_iomap() into
of_dt_iomap() and could then make of_dt_iounmap(). Or, it could just
be of_dt_map(), and of_dt_unmap().

David

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