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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] regmap: add MMIO bus support
    On 04/04/2012 04:59 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
    > On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 03:48:31PM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
    >> From: Stephen Warren <>
    >> This is a basic memory-mapped-IO bus for regmap. It has the following
    >> features and limitations:
    > I applied these up to here but it was painful as patch 2 didn't apply
    > cleanly to -rc1 and git am couldn't find the blobs to use for
    > resolution. Please check things worked out OK but I'm pretty sure they
    > did.

    The result of merging your topic/mmio and for-next branches is the same
    as my local copy of patch 4 I sent, modulo that my local copy still has
    regmap_open_file(), but that's not related.

    So yes, I think the patches applied fine.

    >> * Registers themselves may be 8, 16, 32, or 64-bit. 64-bit is only
    >> supported on 64-bit platforms.
    >> * Register offsets are limited to precisely 32-bit.
    >> * IO is performed using readl/writel, with no provision for using the
    >> __raw_readl or readl_relaxed variants.
    > Also limited native endian register I/O. It would have been much better
    > to fix this in the core - please consider producing followup patches to
    > push the code there, though it's far from essential.

    I assume the solution here is to:

    * Always use __raw_readl/__raw_writel in regmap-mmio.c so that there's
    never any endianness conversion, and don't use the endianness conversion
    macros when reading/writing the work buffer.
    * Implement alternative formatters that format in LE instead of BE
    * Add a field to regmap_config indicating which endianness the data
    should be in, and use this flag to select the LE/BE formatters.

    Does that sound about right?

    >> +static int regmap_mmio_gather_write(void *context,
    >> + const void *reg, size_t reg_size,
    >> + const void *val, size_t val_size)
    >> +{
    >> + struct regmap_mmio_context *ctx = context;
    >> + u32 offset;
    >> +
    >> + if (reg_size != 4)
    >> + return -EIO;
    > Given that you constrain on registration too this should be BUG_ON(),
    > we're seriously confused if we're specifying a different register size
    > here and -EIO is going to be a bit obscure.

    I wondered about that. I would have been quite happy to repost with that
    change. Do you want an incremental patch?

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