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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 01/10] Add auxiliary bus support
On Thu, Nov 05, 2020 at 08:37:14PM +0000, Parav Pandit wrote:

> > > This example describes the mlx5 PCI subfunction use case.
> > > I didn't follow your question about 'explicit example'.
> > > What part is missing to identify it as explicit example?

> > Specifically listing "mlx5" so if someone reading this document thinks to
> > themselves "hey mlx5 sounds like my use case" they can go grep for that.

> Ah, I see.
> "mlx5" is not listed explicitly, because it is not included in this patchset.
> In various previous discussions in this thread, mlx5 subfunction use case is described that justifies the existence of the bus.
> I will be happy to update this documentation once mlx5 subfunction will be part of kernel so that grep actually shows valid output.
> (waiting to post them as it uses auxiliary bus :-)).

For ease of review if there's a new version it might be as well to just
reference it anyway, hopefully the mlx5 code will be merged fairly
quickly once the bus itself is merged. It's probably easier all round
than adding the reference later, it seems more likely that mlx5 will get
merged than that it'll fall by the wayside.
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