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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 1/5] driver core: Find an existing link between two devices
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 7:34 PM, Vivek Gautam
<vivek.gautam@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> Hi Tomasz,
>
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org> wrote:
>> Hi Vivek,
>>
>> Thanks for the patch.
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:55 PM, Vivek Gautam
>> <vivek.gautam@codeaurora.org> wrote:
>>> The lists managing the device-links can be traversed to
>>> find the link between two devices. The device_link_add() APIs
>>> does traverse these lists to check if there's already a link
>>> setup between the two devices.
>>> So, add a new APIs, device_link_find(), to find an existing
>>> device link between two devices - suppliers and consumers.
>>
>> I'm wondering if this API would be useful for anything else that the
>> problem we're trying to solve with deleting links without storing them
>> anywhere. Perhaps a device_link_del_dev(consumer, supplier) would be a
>> better alternative?
>
> Yea, that sounds simpler i think. Will add this API instead of
> find_link(). Thanks.

Perhaps let's wait for a moment to see if there are other opinions. :)

Rafael, Lucas, any thoughts?

Best regards,
Tomasz

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