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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH v14 04/11] pwm: clps711x: Cast period to u32 before use as divisor
On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 10:37:38AM +0100, Daniel Thompson wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 01:25:25PM -0700, Guru Das Srinagesh wrote:
> > On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 11:19:34AM +0100, Daniel Thompson wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 03:55:57PM -0700, Guru Das Srinagesh wrote:
> > > > Since the PWM framework is switching struct pwm_args.period's datatype
> > > > to u64, prepare for this transition by typecasting it to u32.
> > > >
> > > > Also, since the dividend is still a 32-bit number, any divisor greater
> > > > than the numerator will cause the quotient to be zero, so return 0 in
> > > > that case to efficiently skip the division.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Guru Das Srinagesh <gurus@codeaurora.org>
> > > > ---
> > > > drivers/pwm/pwm-clps711x.c | 5 ++++-
> > > > 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)> > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/pwm/pwm-clps711x.c b/drivers/pwm/pwm-clps711x.c
> > > > index 924d39a..da771b1 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/pwm/pwm-clps711x.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/pwm/pwm-clps711x.c
> > > > @@ -43,7 +43,10 @@ static void clps711x_pwm_update_val(struct clps711x_chip *priv, u32 n, u32 v)
> > > > static unsigned int clps711x_get_duty(struct pwm_device *pwm, unsigned int v)
> > > > {
> > > > /* Duty cycle 0..15 max */
> > > > - return DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST(v * 0xf, pwm->args.period);
> > > > + if (pwm->args.period > (v * 0xf))
> > > > + return 0;
> > >
> > > This doesn't look right to me.
> > >
> > > DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST() does rounded division and the short circuit doesn't
> > > implement that.
> >
> > My initial patch [1] was to simply use DIV64_U64_ROUND_CLOSEST(), but I
> > got review feedback to add a short-circuit (same thread, [2]). I feel
> > like I should skip the short-circuiting and type casting and simply just
> > use DIV64_U64_ROUND_CLOSEST() - what do you think?
>
> A trivial review of pwm-clps711x.c suggests that the period is always
> 32-bit anyway so why not just throw away the short circuit entirely and
> replace with a comment saying that CLPS711X has a hard coded period
> that is always >1000000000 ?

Sorry, I don't follow the significance of 1000000000 - could you please
explain?

Just to clarify, what I was saying in my previous email was the
following: I think it might be simpler to just throw away the short
circuit and just do:

s/DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST/DIV64_U64_ROUND_CLOSEST

like in another patch in this series [1]. That should handle the
rounding properly as per design. Is that okay?

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/ca783e0f5ff7b517ce0854908f0e89b07551bfe5.1588616856.git.gurus@codeaurora.org/

Thank you.

Guru Das.

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