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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/4] media: docs: v4l2-subdev: move calling ops to a subsection
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On 21/09/2020 22:21, Luca Ceresoli wrote:
> Documentation on how to call the subdev ops is currently in the middle of
> synchronous and asynchronous registration. Move it to a dedicated
> subsection after the registration methods.
>
> Also move the final paragraph "The advantage of using v4l2_subdev..." to
> the beginning of the new section as it has an introductory content.
>
> Suggested-by: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo@jmondi.org>
> Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net>
>
> ---
>
> Changes in v2:
> - replaces the simpler patch 3/3 upon suggestion by Jacopo
> ---
> .../driver-api/media/v4l2-subdev.rst | 88 ++++++++++---------
> 1 file changed, 46 insertions(+), 42 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/driver-api/media/v4l2-subdev.rst b/Documentation/driver-api/media/v4l2-subdev.rst
> index 3adcd881cae5..21ee54bbec77 100644
> --- a/Documentation/driver-api/media/v4l2-subdev.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/driver-api/media/v4l2-subdev.rst
> @@ -182,7 +182,51 @@ You can unregister a sub-device using:
> Afterwards the subdev module can be unloaded and
> :c:type:`sd <v4l2_subdev>`->dev == ``NULL``.
>
> -You can call an ops function either directly:
> +In the **asynchronous** case subdevice probing can be invoked independently of
> +the bridge driver availability. The subdevice driver then has to verify whether
> +all the requirements for a successful probing are satisfied. This can include a
> +check for a master clock availability. If any of the conditions aren't satisfied
> +the driver might decide to return ``-EPROBE_DEFER`` to request further reprobing
> +attempts. Once all conditions are met the subdevice shall be registered using
> +the :c:func:`v4l2_async_register_subdev` function. Unregistration is
> +performed using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_unregister_subdev` call. Subdevices
> +registered this way are stored in a global list of subdevices, ready to be
> +picked up by bridge drivers.
> +
> +Bridge drivers in turn have to register a notifier object. This is
> +performed using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_register` call. To
> +unregister the notifier the driver has to call
> +:c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_unregister`. The former of the two functions
> +takes two arguments: a pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_device` and a
> +pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_async_notifier`.
> +
> +Before registering the notifier, bridge drivers must do two things:
> +first, the notifier must be initialized using the
> +:c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_init`. Second, bridge drivers can then
> +begin to form a list of subdevice descriptors that the bridge device
> +needs for its operation. Subdevice descriptors are added to the notifier
> +using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_add_subdev` call. This function
> +takes two arguments: a pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_async_notifier`,
> +and a pointer to the subdevice descripter, which is of type struct
> +:c:type:`v4l2_async_subdev`.
> +
> +The V4L2 core will then use these descriptors to match asynchronously
> +registered subdevices to them. If a match is detected the ``.bound()``
> +notifier callback is called. After all subdevices have been located the
> +.complete() callback is called. When a subdevice is removed from the
> +system the .unbind() method is called. All three callbacks are optional.
> +
> +Calling subdev operations
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +The advantage of using :c:type:`v4l2_subdev` is that it is a generic struct and
> +does not contain any knowledge about the underlying hardware. So a driver might
> +contain several subdevs that use an I2C bus, but also a subdev that is
> +controlled through GPIO pins. This distinction is only relevant when setting
> +up the device, but once the subdev is registered it is completely transparent.
> +
> +Once te subdev has been registered you can call an ops function either
> +directly:
>
> .. code-block:: c
>
> @@ -233,47 +277,7 @@ that needs it.
> If the sub-device needs to notify its v4l2_device parent of an event, then
> it can call ``v4l2_subdev_notify(sd, notification, arg)``. This macro checks
> whether there is a ``notify()`` callback defined and returns ``-ENODEV`` if not.
> -Otherwise the result of the ``notify()`` call is returned.
> -
> -The advantage of using :c:type:`v4l2_subdev` is that it is a generic struct and
> -does not contain any knowledge about the underlying hardware. So a driver might
> -contain several subdevs that use an I2C bus, but also a subdev that is
> -controlled through GPIO pins. This distinction is only relevant when setting
> -up the device, but once the subdev is registered it is completely transparent.
> -
> -In the **asynchronous** case subdevice probing can be invoked independently of
> -the bridge driver availability. The subdevice driver then has to verify whether
> -all the requirements for a successful probing are satisfied. This can include a
> -check for a master clock availability. If any of the conditions aren't satisfied
> -the driver might decide to return ``-EPROBE_DEFER`` to request further reprobing
> -attempts. Once all conditions are met the subdevice shall be registered using
> -the :c:func:`v4l2_async_register_subdev` function. Unregistration is
> -performed using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_unregister_subdev` call. Subdevices
> -registered this way are stored in a global list of subdevices, ready to be
> -picked up by bridge drivers.
> -
> -Bridge drivers in turn have to register a notifier object. This is
> -performed using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_register` call. To
> -unregister the notifier the driver has to call
> -:c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_unregister`. The former of the two functions
> -takes two arguments: a pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_device` and a
> -pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_async_notifier`.
> -
> -Before registering the notifier, bridge drivers must do two things:
> -first, the notifier must be initialized using the
> -:c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_init`. Second, bridge drivers can then
> -begin to form a list of subdevice descriptors that the bridge device
> -needs for its operation. Subdevice descriptors are added to the notifier
> -using the :c:func:`v4l2_async_notifier_add_subdev` call. This function
> -takes two arguments: a pointer to struct :c:type:`v4l2_async_notifier`,
> -and a pointer to the subdevice descripter, which is of type struct
> -:c:type:`v4l2_async_subdev`.
> -
> -The V4L2 core will then use these descriptors to match asynchronously
> -registered subdevices to them. If a match is detected the ``.bound()``
> -notifier callback is called. After all subdevices have been located the
> -.complete() callback is called. When a subdevice is removed from the
> -system the .unbind() method is called. All three callbacks are optional.
> +Otherwise the result of the ``notify()`` call is return

It looks like the last bit of this sentences was accidentally deleted.
"return" -> "returned."

I'll fix this up myself, no need for a new version of this patch.

Regards,

Hans

>
> V4L2 sub-device userspace API
> -----------------------------
>

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