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SubjectRe: [PATCH v11 0/8] PHY framework
Hi Greg,

On Tuesday 17 September 2013 09:11 PM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 02:27:06PM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
>> On Tuesday 03 September 2013 09:20 PM, Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 08:55:23PM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
>>>> Hi Greg,
>>>>
>>>> On Wednesday 28 August 2013 12:50 AM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 01:44:49PM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
>>>>>> On Wednesday 21 August 2013 11:16 AM, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
>>>>>>> Added a generic PHY framework that provides a set of APIs for the PHY drivers
>>>>>>> to create/destroy a PHY and APIs for the PHY users to obtain a reference to
>>>>>>> the PHY with or without using phandle.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This framework will be of use only to devices that uses external PHY (PHY
>>>>>>> functionality is not embedded within the controller).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The intention of creating this framework is to bring the phy drivers spread
>>>>>>> all over the Linux kernel to drivers/phy to increase code re-use and to
>>>>>>> increase code maintainability.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Comments to make PHY as bus wasn't done because PHY devices can be part of
>>>>>>> other bus and making a same device attached to multiple bus leads to bad
>>>>>>> design.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If the PHY driver has to send notification on connect/disconnect, the PHY
>>>>>>> driver should make use of the extcon framework. Using this susbsystem
>>>>>>> to use extcon framwork will have to be analysed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> You can find this patch series @
>>>>>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kishon/linux-phy.git testing
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Looks like there are not further comments on this series. Can you take this in
>>>>>> your misc tree?
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you want me to queue these for you ? There are quite a few users for
>>>>> this framework already and I know of at least 2 others which will show
>>>>> up for v3.13.
>>>>
>>>> Can you queue this patch series? There are quite a few users already for this
>>>> framework.
>>>
>>> It will have to wait for 3.13 as the merge window for new features has
>>> been closed for a week or so. Sorry, I'll queue this up after 3.12-rc1
>>> is out.
>>
>> Alright, thanks.
>
> Just a gentle ping on this one...

Let me know if you want me to rebase this patch series on the latest mainline HEAD.

Thanks
Kishon


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