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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 01/27] PM / Domains: Add generic data pointer to genpd_power_state struct
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On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 12:53:28 PM CET Ulf Hansson wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 at 11:39, Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 29/11/2018 18:46, Ulf Hansson wrote:
> > > Let's add a data pointer to the genpd_power_state struct, to allow a genpd
> > > backend driver to store per state specific data. In order to introduce the
> > > pointer, we also need to adopt how genpd frees the allocated data for the
> > > default genpd_power_state struct, that it may allocate at pm_genpd_init().
> > >
> > > More precisely, let's use an internal genpd flag to understand when the
> > > states needs to be freed by genpd. When freeing the states data in
> > > genpd_remove(), let's also clear the corresponding genpd->states pointer
> > > and reset the genpd->state_count. In this way, a genpd backend driver
> > > becomes aware of when there is state specific data for it to free.
> > >
> > > Cc: Lina Iyer <ilina@codeaurora.org>
> > > Co-developed-by: Lina Iyer <lina.iyer@linaro.org>
> > > Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>
> > > ---
> > >
> > > Changes in v10:
> > > - Update the patch allow backend drivers to free the states specific
> > > data during genpd removal. Due to this added complexity, I decided to
> > > keep the patch separate, rather than fold it into the patch that makes
> > > use of the new void pointer, which was suggested by Rafael.
> > > - Claim authorship of the patch as lots of changes has been done since
> > > the original pick up from Lina Iyer.
> > >
> > > ---
> > > drivers/base/power/domain.c | 8 ++++++--
> > > include/linux/pm_domain.h | 3 ++-
> > > 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/base/power/domain.c b/drivers/base/power/domain.c
> > > index 7f38a92b444a..e27b91d36a2a 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/base/power/domain.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/base/power/domain.c
> > > @@ -1620,7 +1620,7 @@ static int genpd_set_default_power_state(struct generic_pm_domain *genpd)
> > >
> > > genpd->states = state;
> > > genpd->state_count = 1;
> > > - genpd->free = state;
> > > + genpd->free_state = true;
> > >
> > > return 0;
> > > }
> > > @@ -1736,7 +1736,11 @@ static int genpd_remove(struct generic_pm_domain *genpd)
> > > list_del(&genpd->gpd_list_node);
> > > genpd_unlock(genpd);
> > > cancel_work_sync(&genpd->power_off_work);
> > > - kfree(genpd->free);
> > > + if (genpd->free_state) {
> > > + kfree(genpd->states);
> > > + genpd->states = NULL;
> > > + genpd->state_count = 0;
> >
> > Why these two initializations? After genpd_remove, this structure
> > shouldn't be used anymore, no ?
>
> Correct.
>
> >
> > > + }
> >
> > Instead of a flag, replacing the 'free' pointer to a 'free' callback
> > will allow to keep the free path self-encapsulated in domain.c
> >
> > genpd->free(genpd->states);
>
> Right, I get your idea and it makes sense. Let me convert to that.

OK, so I'm expecting an update here.

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