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SubjectRe: [RFC] i2c-tools: i2ctransfer: add new tool
On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 07:25:51AM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Wolfram,
>
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:36:38 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 05:16:56PM +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > This tool allows to construct and concat multiple I2C messages into one
> > > single transfer. Its aim is to test I2C master controllers, and so there
> > > is no SMBus fallback.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa@the-dreams.de>
> > > ---
> > >
> > > I've been missing such a tool a number of times now, so I finally got around to
> > > writing it myself. As with all I2C tools, it can be dangerous, but it can also
> > > be very useful when developing. I am not sure if distros should supply it, I'll
> > > leave that to Jean's experience. For embedded build systems, I think this
> > > should be selectable. It is RFC for now because it needs broader testing and some
> > > more beautification. However, I've been using it already to test the i2c_quirk
> > > infrastructure and Renesas I2C controllers.
> >
> > Jean, my tests went well and so I want to brush it up for inclusion into
> > i2c-tools upstream. Any show-stoppers you see from a high-level point of
> > view?
>
> I think it is a good idea, just I couldn't find the time to review it,
> sorry :(

No problem, no hurry. Glad to know that you like it in general.

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