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SubjectRe: [PATCH V4 2/2] pinctrl: tegra: Add driver to configure voltage and power of io pads
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On 25/11/16 17:45, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
>
> On Friday 25 November 2016 10:56 PM, Jon Hunter wrote:
>> On 25/11/16 09:57, Thierry Reding wrote:
>>> * PGP Signed by an unknown key
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 02:08:54PM +0530, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
>> ...
>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/tegra/pinctrl-tegra-io-pad.c
>>>> b/drivers/pinctrl/tegra/pinctrl-tegra-io-pad.c
>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>> index 0000000..aab02d0
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/drivers/pinctrl/tegra/pinctrl-tegra-io-pad.c
>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,530 @@
>>>> +/*
>>>> + * pinctrl-tegra-io-pad: IO PAD driver for configuration of IO rail
>>>> and deep
>>>> + * Power Down mode via pinctrl framework.
>>>> + *
>>>> + * Copyright (C) 2016 NVIDIA CORPORATION. All rights reserved.
>>>> + *
>>>> + * Author: Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@nvidia.com>
>>>> + *
>>>> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
>>>> modify
>>>> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
>>>> + * published by the Free Software Foundation.
>>>> + */
>>>> +
>>>> +#include <linux/delay.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/module.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/of.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/pinctrl/pinctrl.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/pinctrl/pinconf-generic.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/pinctrl/pinconf.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/pinctrl/pinmux.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/platform_device.h>
>>>> +#include <linux/regulator/consumer.h>
>>>> +#include <soc/tegra/pmc.h>
>>> Have you considered moving this code into the PMC driver? It seems a
>>> little over the top to go through all of the platform device creation
>>> and driver registration dance only to call into a public API later on.
>> I would prefer moving this under driver/soc/tegra as well (even if it is
>> not in the same source file) so we don't need all this public APIs.
>>
>
> Do we really gain anything here by moving driver to drivers/soc/tegra?

Only avoid adding these public APIs. By using the pinctrl framework, it
would be nice to avoid having to still have public APIs that someone
could use directly.

> The folder drivers/pinctrl/tegra is dedicated folder for Tegra specific.
> We should keep the related driver in given subsystem until this is
> really hard to do it.
> Even if we organise and move this driver to the driver/soc/tegra, we
> will need only 3-4 APIs from the public pmc header to the private header.
> I think calling the tegra specific headers/APIs from tegra specific
> driver should be fine here.

Its OK, but I still prefer not having them at all.

Jon

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