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SubjectRe: [PATCH v11 0/8] PHY framework
On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 11:04:40AM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
> 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.

Yes please.


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