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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] i2c-s3c2410: Add bus arbitration implementation
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:14:58PM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:13 PM, Simon Glass <> wrote:

> > It was originally done separately but I think it was felt that this
> > was overly complex. Olof can you please comment on this?

> it is indeed not controller specific per se, but we are unaware of any
> other platform/driver using it. So, it seemed reasonable to implement
> it in the driver as long as we have only one user; if another one
> comes along it's of course better to move it to the common i2c code.

> At least that was my opinion at the time. I could be convinced
> otherwise if someone else has strong opinions on the matter.

This sort of approach is half the reason SPI ended up being so fun... I
suspect if you look hard enough you'll find that this is just the first
time someone tried to upstream such a scheme. This is all especially
true for the DT bindings, even if the implementation is driver local for
now it'd be better to define generic bindings.
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