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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/36] platform/x86: Rework intel_scu_ipc and intel_pmc_ipc drivers
On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 07:34:44PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 02:41:25PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Currently both intel_scu_ipc.c and intel_pmc_ipc.c implement the same SCU
> > IPC communications with minor differences. This duplication does not make
> > much sense so this series reworks the two drivers so that there is only a
> > single implementation of the SCU IPC. In addition to that the API will be
> > updated to take SCU instance pointer as an argument, and most of the
> > callers will be converted to this new API. The old API is left there but
> > the plan is to get rid the callers and then the old API as well (this is
> > something we are working with Andy Shevchenko).
> >
> > The intel_pmc_ipc.c is then moved under MFD which suits better for this
> > kind of a driver that pretty much sets up the SCU IPC and then creates a
> > bunch of platform devices for the things sitting behind the PMC. The driver
> > is renamed to intel_pmc_bxt.c which should follow the existing conventions
> > under drivers/mfd (and it is only meant for Intel Broxton derivatives).
> >
> > Previous version of the series:
> >
> > https://www.spinics.net/lists/platform-driver-x86/msg20359.html
> >
> > Changes from the previous version:
> >
> > * Update changelog of patch 16 according to what the patch actually does.
> > * Add kernel-doc for struct intel_soc_pmic.
> > * Move octal permission patch to be before MFD conversion.
> > * Convert the intel_pmc_bxt.c to MFD APIs whilst it is being moved under
> > drivers/mfd.
>
> Hmm... I didn't see you appended Lee's ACKs.

I thought those were for his own reference:

For my own reference:
Acked-for-MFD-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>

I can add them if that's not the case.

> > I'm including all x86 maintainers just to be sure they are aware of this as
> > I'm not sure if x86@kernel.org reaches them all. Let me know if you have
> > issues with this series.
> >
> > I would prefer this to be merged through platform/x86 or MFD trees assuming
> > there are no objections.
>
> I'm almost reviewed it (few patches left which I plan to do soon), I'm fine if
> it goes via other tree.

Thanks a lot for the review!

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