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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/2] dmaengine: Add context parameter to prep_dma_sg and prep_interleaved_dma
On 3/26/2012 11:54 AM, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-03-22 at 19:52 +0530, Ravi Kumar V wrote:
>> Add new context parameter to DMA SG and Interleaveid mode for passing
> Typo ^^^^^^^^^^^^

Sorry, we will fix this.

>> diff --git a/drivers/misc/carma/carma-fpga-program.c b/drivers/misc/carma/carma-fpga-program.c
>> index a2d25e4..3739a12 100644
>> --- a/drivers/misc/carma/carma-fpga-program.c
>> +++ b/drivers/misc/carma/carma-fpga-program.c
>> @@ -530,7 +530,7 @@ static noinline int fpga_program_dma(struct fpga_dev *priv)
>> }
>>
>> /* setup and submit the DMA transaction */
>> - tx = chan->device->device_prep_dma_sg(chan,
>> + tx = chan->device->dmaengine_prep_dma_sg(chan,
>> table.sgl, num_pages,
>> vb->sglist, vb->sglen, 0);
> No the idea is that clients will not know anything about additionlay
> parameter hence avoiding abuse. You need to reread the patches sent by
> Alexandre.
>
> You need to
> 1) add wrappers over interleaved api which dont expose this additional
> parameter
> 2) move existing users to use these wrappers

Above two steps would be exactly same as
https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/3/8/401 - [PATCH 1/2 V2] dmaengine/dma_slave:
introduce inline wrappers, right?

> 3) add a new API which has your additional argument (not an opaque
> object) and this calls .device_xx callback with additional arg.
> 4. Above can be under conditional of your specific subsystem where these
> parameters are valid.

Now, this would be different from what Alexandre had submitted, since he
had added "void *context" parameter directly to existing callbacks
dma_slave_sg and and cyclic under struct dma_device.

And you prefer that we add new callbacks under "struct dma_device" for
our specific requirement with new name and with that extra non-opaque
object. After that add wrappers for these two new callbacks say
dmaengine_prep_dma_sg_ext and dmagengine_prep_interleaved_dma_ext (same
name goes for callback).

---Trilok Soni
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Sent by a consultant of the Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum.


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