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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] clk: qcom: clk-rpmh: Add IPA clock support
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Quoting David Dai (2019-01-16 16:54:39)
>
> On 1/14/2019 8:47 AM, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> > Quoting David Dai (2019-01-11 16:56:14)
> >> On 1/9/2019 11:28 AM, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> >>> Quoting David Dai (2018-12-13 18:35:04)
> >>>> +
> >>>> +#define BCM_TCS_CMD(valid, vote) \
> >>>> + (BCM_TCS_CMD_COMMIT_MASK | \
> >>>> + ((valid) << BCM_TCS_CMD_VALID_SHIFT) | \
> >>>> + ((cpu_to_le32(vote) & \
> >>> Why?
> >> Sorry, could you clarify this question? If you're referring to the
> >> cpu_to_le32, shouldn't we be explicit about converting endianness even
> >> if it might be redundant for this particular qcom platform?
> > Is only the vote part of the message in little endian format and the
> > rest is native CPU endianess? It's very odd to see that jammed in the
> > middle of a bit packing statement like that. Typically the whole u32
> > would be in one or the other endianness. Also, sparse right complains
> > about this macro and it's usage, so something is wrong.
> Point taken, I'll leave it out of the macro for now.
> > I think one other problem is that rpmh API doesn't really talk about
> > endianness here and that's busted. So if you want to fix endianness
> > issues that needs to be fixed first.
>
> Since a similar macro is being used as part of the interconnect provider
> driver, I was thinking a better place for this macro might be in the
> tcs.h as part of the rpmh driver? I could submit a different patch for
> rpmh that mentions endianness along with this change.

Sure that's fine. But be warned that making a dependency across kernel
trees is best avoided. I would do that sort of cleanup and consolidation
after the two drivers are merged upstream so that it can go via either
tree.

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