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Subject[PATCH 00/16] staging: vchiq: dead code removal & misc fixes
Hi All,

This series was written in parallel with reading and understanding the
vchiq code. So excuse me for the lack of logic in the sequence of

The main focus was to delete as much code as possible, I've counted
around 550 lines, which is not bad. Apart from that there are some
patches enforcing proper kernel APIs usage.

The only patch that really changes code is the
vchiq_ioc_copy_element_data() rewrite.

The last commit updates the TODO list with some of my observations, I
realise some of the might be a little opinionated. If anything it's
going to force a discussion on the topic, which is nice.

It was developed on top of the latest linux-next, and was tested on a
RPIv3B+ with audio, video and running vchiq_test.



Nicolas Saenz Julienne (16):
staging: vchiq_core: rework vchiq_get_config
staging: vchiq_arm: rework close/remove_service IOCTLS
staging: vchiq_shim: delete vchi_service_create
staging: vchiq_arm: use list_for_each_entry when accessing
staging: vchiq_arm: get rid of vchi_mh.h
staging: vchiq_arm: rework vchiq_ioc_copy_element_data
staging: vchiq-core: get rid of is_master distinction
staging: vchiq_core: remove unnecessary safety checks in
staging: vchiq_core: do not initialize semaphores twice
staging: vchiq_core: don't add a wmb() before remote_event_signal()
staging: vchiq: use completions instead of semaphores
staging: vchiq_util: get rid of unneeded memory barriers
staging: vchiq_core: fix logic redundancy in parse_open
staging: vchiq_arm: rework probe and init functions
staging: vchiq_arm: fix open/release cdev functions
staging: vchiq: add more tasks to the TODO list

.../staging/vc04_services/interface/vchi/TODO | 42 ++
.../vc04_services/interface/vchi/vchi.h | 8 -
.../vc04_services/interface/vchi/vchi_mh.h | 42 --
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_2835_arm.c | 18 +-
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_arm.c | 598 ++++++++----------
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c | 523 ++++-----------
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.h | 47 +-
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_if.h | 11 +-
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_shim.c | 32 -
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_util.c | 48 +-
.../interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_util.h | 6 +-
11 files changed, 435 insertions(+), 940 deletions(-)
delete mode 100644 drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchi/vchi_mh.h


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