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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 2/3] iommu/tegra-smmu: Rework .probe_device and .attach_dev
On Thu, Oct 01, 2020 at 12:24:25AM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> ...
> >> It looks to me like the only reason why you need this new global API is
> >> because PCI devices may not have a device tree node with a phandle to
> >> the IOMMU. However, SMMU support for PCI will only be enabled if the
> >> root complex has an iommus property, right? In that case, can't we
> >> simply do something like this:
> >>
> >> if (dev_is_pci(dev))
> >> np = find_host_bridge(dev)->of_node;
> >> else
> >> np = dev->of_node;
> >>
> >> ? I'm not sure exactly what find_host_bridge() is called, but I'm pretty
> >> sure that exists.
> >>
> >> Once we have that we can still iterate over the iommus property and do
> >> not need to rely on this global variable.
> >
> > I agree that it'd work. But I was hoping to simplify the code
> > here if it's possible. Looks like we have an argument on this
> > so I will choose to go with your suggestion above for now.
>
> This patch removed more lines than were added. If this will be opposite
> for the Thierry's suggestion, then it's probably not a great suggestion.

Sorry, I don't quite understand this comments. Would you please
elaborate what's this "it" being "not a great suggestion"?

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