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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/7] MFD: twl6040: Convert to i2c driver, and separate it from twl core
    On 02/07/2012 03:29 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
    > and it looks like you'll save a bunch more code if you're able to
    > convert over to using a regmap cache. Note that as a first pass you
    > just need to define which registers are volatile and enable a cache type
    > - if defaults are omitted then the values will be read back from the
    > device to start off with.

    There's one thing which I need to sort out before I enable the regmap
    cache for the twl6040 MFD (and remove all other caching of vibra
    controls in the MFD, and from the ASoC codec driver):
    In the codec driver I have one 'shadow' register which does not exist on
    the HW. I'm going to need to have access to that shadow register's bits
    in the future transparently.
    I was wondering if we could add support to regmap for such SW only
    registers. This would only make sens if the cache is enabled. We could
    have a callback let's say shadow_reg() in remap_config struct. If it is
    a shadow reg we never reach out for the HW and operate only on the cache.
    Is this something we can add to regmap?

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