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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 01/19] clk: composite: Add unregister function
Hi,

On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 03:28:56PM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> On 03/23, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> > The composite clock didn't have any unregistration function, which forced
> > us to use clk_unregister directly on it.
> >
> > While it was already not great from an API point of view, it also meant
> > that we were leaking the clk_composite structure allocated in
> > clk_register_composite.
> >
> > Add a clk_unregister_composite function to fix this.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@free-electrons.com>
> > ---
>
> I'm currently attempting to change the way clks are registered so
> that we don't return clk pointers from clk_register and have
> users add OF clk providers that return clk_hw pointers instead of
> clk pointers. Just a note, that this whole thing should be
> deleted in the next cycle if I can convert everything!

Ok.

>
> > drivers/clk/clk-composite.c | 15 +++++++++++++++
> > include/linux/clk-provider.h | 1 +
> > 2 files changed, 16 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/clk/clk-composite.c b/drivers/clk/clk-composite.c
> > index 1f903e1f86a2..b0f3b84ebd13 100644
> > --- a/drivers/clk/clk-composite.c
> > +++ b/drivers/clk/clk-composite.c
> > @@ -286,3 +286,18 @@ err:
> > kfree(composite);
> > return clk;
> > }
> > +
> > +void clk_unregister_composite(struct clk *clk)
> > +{
> > + struct clk_composite *composite;
> > + struct clk_hw *hw;
> > +
> > + hw = __clk_get_hw(clk);
> > + if (!hw)
> > + return;
> > +
> > + composite = to_clk_composite(hw);
> > +
> > + clk_unregister(clk);
> > + kfree(composite);
> > +}
>
> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL?

The register function is not registered, so I don't think that's
necessary.

> Do I need to pick this up?

I have a bunch of other clock patches that need this, so I guess it
would be easier if applied it directly with your acked-by, or if you
could apply it and give a stable branch I can base my future PR on.

Thanks!
Maxime

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Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
http://free-electrons.com
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