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SubjectRE: [PATCHv2] wlcore: spi: add wl18xx support
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> > > > It is also part of the generic spi.h (include/Linux/spi/spi.h),
> > > > already part of " struct spi_device" So it seemed redundant adding
> > > > another mechanism for implementing the same.
> > > > Platform that interact with a wilink need to use it, and platforms
> > > > that don't have this capability will probably not interact with a
> > > > wilink device
> > > using SPI.
> > >
> > > The cs_gpio field in spi_device belongs to the spi host controller,
> > > no other slave driver uses it.
> > >
> > > I wasn't asking for a duplication of this mechanism, but an
> > > interface to use it properly. Internally, the spi core uses the spi_set_cs()
> function to pick a CS.
> > > Find a way to use that rather than reimplementing it incorrectly.
> > >
> >
> > Understood. As this special CS manipulation is unique to wspi (wilink
> > spi) I think the best option is to move this gpio allocation into
> > wlcore_spi as a new device tree entry used only by this driver.
> > If you agree I will submit a v3.
>
> I don't think that can work either: aside of not solving the problem of wilink
> devices on spi controllers that don't use gpio, it also doesn't solve the
> problem of what happens when the driver manually triggers the gpio to hold
> the CS signal while another driver talks to a different device using another CS
> on the same controller.
>
Ok, understood. Will look into it.

Best Regards,
Eyal

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