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SubjectRe: [PATCHv7 2/5] mailbox: Introduce framework for mailbox
On 18 June 2014 05:57, Kevin Hilman <> wrote:
> Jassi Brar <> writes:
>> Introduce common framework for client/protocol drivers and
>> controller drivers of Inter-Processor-Communication (IPC).
>> Client driver developers should have a look at
>> include/linux/mailbox_client.h to understand the part of
>> the API exposed to client drivers.
>> Similarly controller driver developers should have a look
>> at include/linux/mailbox_controller.h
>> Signed-off-by: Jassi Brar <>
> This series is shaping up nicely. The one thing I think it would
> benefit from, being a new common framework is something under
> Documentation giving a brief overview, but more importantly some
> example code snippets of a mailbox client using the API, and maybe an
> example usage of the controller API as well.
> Not only will that guide developers who want to use/implement this API
> on their platforms, it will also aid reviewers.
I have been trying to get it upstream for quite some time now because
my platform depends upon it. I am planning to submit my platform
support which should have a client and controller side of the mailbox
API. Though I am told the API (until v4 at least) supported usecases
for 5 different platforms.


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