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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/10] leds: pca953x: Use of_device_get_match_data()
On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 1:42 AM Stephen Boyd <swboyd@chromium.org> wrote:
> Quoting Andy Shevchenko (2019-10-15 02:02:01)
> > On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 11:54 PM Stephen Boyd <swboyd@chromium.org> wrote:
> > > Quoting Andy Shevchenko (2019-10-14 10:50:06)
> > > > On Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 12:47 AM Stephen Boyd <swboyd@chromium.org> wrote:

> > > > Also, I'm thinking that following may help to clean a lot of the i2c
> > > > client drivers
> > > >
> > > > static inline // perhaps no
> > > > const void *i2c_device_get_match_data(struct i2c_client *client, const
> > > > struct i2c_device_id *id)
> > > > {
> > > > if (id)
> > > > return (const void *)id->driver_data;
> > > > return device_get_match_data(&client->dev);
> > > > }
> > > >
> > >
> > > Looks alright to me. Maybe device_get_match_data() can look at the bus
> > > and call some bus op if the firmware match isn't present? Then we can
> > > replace a bunch of these calls with device_get_match_data() and it will
> > > "do the right thing" regardless of what bus or firmware the device is
> > > running on.
> >
> > It will be something ugly like
> >
> > buses {
> > #ifdef I2C
> > &i2c_bus_type,
> > #endif
> > ...
> > }
> >
> > in the code. I won't do this.
> >
> > See generic_match_buses[] for example.
>
> Why is it like generic_match_buses[]? I thought it would look at
> struct device::of_node or struct device::fw_node and try to extract
> device data out that and if that fails it would fallback to some new
> function like struct bus_type::get_match_data() that does the right
> thing for the bus. In the case of i2c it would extract the i2c_client's
> i2c_device_id pointer and return it onwards.

Can you send a patch for review?

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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