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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/9] staging: iio: ad7780: move out of staging
Hi Alexandru,

Thanks for the review. Some questions inline.


On 03/01, Ardelean, Alexandru wrote:
>On Thu, 2019-02-28 at 11:23 -0300, Renato Lui Geh wrote:
>The patch-series is a bit big.
>I guess that the intent is to move this out-of-staging, but various patches
>are holding this in it's place.
>For patch series above a certain size, you could get many re-spins
>[V2,3,4... so on].
>You could send some of the changes as individual patches, or group them in
>series of 1,2 or 3 patches. That way, you "parallelize" patch sending, and
>when you get reviews on each patch, you can re-spin them individually.
>You'll find over time that certain patches get accepted on V1, others on V2
>and some on V7 [ hopefully, there isn't any frustration at that point ].

On these subseries, should versioning follow this patchset (v5) or should
they start anew (v1), ignoring this series version?
>Well, this is a technique I use to distribute some of my upstream-patch-
>work, so that I can switch easier between internal-work & upstreaming-work.
>Coming back to this patch-series.
>My general input, is that the patches are fine over-all; some are just
>cosmetics/noise/a-different-way-of-doing-things-for-this-driver, and those
>usually can be left to preference [of the maintainer usually].
>I do suggest to not hurry when re-spinning patches, and not change too much
>the number of patches in a new series. That can complicate things
>sometimes. But, if doing small patch-series or individual patches, you
>won't have this problem too much.
>> This series of patches contains the following:
>> - Adds user input for the 'gain' and 'filter' GPIO pins for the ad778x
>> family chips;
>> - Filter reading for the ad778x;
>> - Sets pattern macro values and mask for PATTERN status bits;
>> - Adds ID values for the ad7170, ad7171, ad7780 and ad7781 for ID
>> status bits checking;
>> - Moves regulator initialization to after GPIO init to maintain
>> consistency between probe and remove;
>> - Copyright edits, adding SPDX identifier and new copyright holder;
>> - Moves the ad7780 driver out of staging to the mainline;
>> - Adds device tree binding for the ad7780 driver.
>> Renato Lui Geh (9):
>> staging: iio: ad7780: add gain & filter gpio support
>> staging: iio: ad7780: add filter reading to ad778x
>> staging: iio: ad7780: set pattern values and masks directly
>> staging:iio:ad7780: add chip ID values and mask
>> staging: iio: ad7780: move regulator to after GPIO init
>> staging: iio: ad7780: add SPDX identifier
>> staging: iio: ad7780: add new copyright holder
>> staging: iio: ad7780: moving ad7780 out of staging
>> staging: iio: ad7780: add device tree binding
>> Changelog:
>> *v3
>> - SPDX and regulator init as patches
>> - Renamed filter to odr and ad778x_filter to ad778x_odr_avail
>> - Removed unnecessary regulator disabling
>> - Removed unnecessary AD_SD_CHANNEL macro
>> - Changed unsigned int to unsigned long long to avoid overflow
>> *v4
>> - Split gain & filter patch into two, with the new commit adding only
>> filter reading
>> - Changed pattern values to direct values, and added pattern mask
>> - Added ID values and mask
>> - Added new copyright holder
>> - Added device tree binding to the ad7780 driver
>> .../bindings/iio/adc/adi,ad7780.txt | 48 +++
>> drivers/iio/adc/Kconfig | 12 +
>> drivers/iio/adc/Makefile | 1 +
>> drivers/iio/adc/ad7780.c | 365 ++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/staging/iio/adc/Kconfig | 13 -
>> drivers/staging/iio/adc/Makefile | 1 -
>> drivers/staging/iio/adc/ad7780.c | 277 -------------
>> 7 files changed, 426 insertions(+), 291 deletions(-)
>> create mode 100644
>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/adi,ad7780.txt
>> create mode 100644 drivers/iio/adc/ad7780.c
>> delete mode 100644 drivers/staging/iio/adc/ad7780.c
>> --
>> 2.21.0
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