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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [PATCHv1 1/8] ALSA: Add SAI SoC Digital Audio Interface driver.
On 10/17/2013 03:37 PM, Timur Tabi wrote:
> Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
>>> >Maybe I've been out of the loop for too long, but why is that a particular
>>> >problem with this driver?
>
>> It is usually something you'd want to check in general to make sure that you
>> don't have multiple device that access the same iomem region at the same
>> time.
>
> I understand that, but I'm trying to figure out why of_iomap() is okay for
> hundreds of other drivers, but not this one. I've used it dozens of times
> myself, without ever worrying about overlapping regions.

The driver would work fine with just of_iomap(). But the resource range
check comes basically for free and it does help to catch errors, so I'd
recommend on using it rather than not using it.

- Lars


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