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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 2/3] of: Add support for reading a s32 from a multi-value property.
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Am Freitag, 19. August 2016, 15:15:19 CEST schrieb David Woodhouse:
> On Tue, 2016-08-16 at 10:38 +0800, Finlye Xiao wrote:
> > From: Finley Xiao <finley.xiao@rock-chips.com>
> >
> > This patch adds an of_property_read_s32_index() function to allow
> > reading a single indexed s32 value from a property containing multiple
> > s32 values.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Finley Xiao <finley.xiao@rock-chips.com>
>
> NAK.
>
> Nobody should be using the old of_property_* functions any more anyway.
> You should be using the generic device_propery_* functions which work
> regardless of where the information comes from (actual DT vs. ACPI
> _DSD).
>
> So no, don't *add* any more of these functions. Only add the generic
> version. And if your driver isn't using the generic property
> functions... fix it.

As far as I can see, all the device_property_* functions are grounded on their
of_property_*, acpi_property_* etc counterparts and functions reading specific
elements (the _index variants) are currently not available at all.

drivers/base/property.c:
#define OF_DEV_PROP_READ_ARRAY(node, propname, type, val, nval) \
(val) ? of_property_read_##type##_array((node), (propname), (val), (nval)) \
: of_property_count_elems_of_size((node), (propname), sizeof(type))

So even if you're using the device_property_* functions you'd still need
a match in the underlying functions or am I missing something?

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