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From: Tom Rix <trix@redhat.com>
To: Russ Weight <russell.h.weight@intel.com>,
	mdf@kernel.org, linux-fpga@vger.kernel.org
Cc: lgoncalv@redhat.com, yilun.xu@intel.com, hao.wu@intel.com,
	matthew.gerlach@intel.com, richard.gong@intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 0/3] fpga: Use standard class dev_release function
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 05:58:35 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9d0a8c33-66c6-b7da-3dc2-25f7daa5241e@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b9999736-3921-4574-032b-36126a2b4913@redhat.com>


On 7/14/21 9:56 AM, Tom Rix wrote:
>
> On 7/14/21 8:50 AM, Russ Weight wrote:
>> It seems like these patches are stalled on the compat_id question (in 
>> other emails). My
>> two-cents: I don't see an issue with having two versions of the 
>> register functions, and
>> I don't consider the issue important enough to force a move of the 
>> compat_id field. I
>> think the compat_id issue should be considered separately.
>>
>> Are there any other concers for these patches?
>
> I am fine with it other than the two register functions.
>
> To compat_id or not and which order, I believe is Moritz's call.
>
> I'm ok with doing compat_id later.

Russ,

Though it seems like this patchset has stalled.  Either way it is stable 
enough to build on.

I am _really_ interested in the sec-mgr as it will make several cards 
usable.

Could you refresh it ?

Tom

>
> Tom
>
>>
>> - Russ
>>
>> On 7/8/21 5:42 PM, Russ Weight wrote:
>>> The FPGA framework has a convention of using managed resource functions
>>> to allow parent drivers to manage the data structures allocated by the
>>> class drivers. They use an empty *_dev_release() function to satisfy 
>>> the
>>> class driver.
>>>
>>> This is inconsistent with linux driver model.
>>>
>>> These changes remove the managed resource functions and populate the 
>>> class
>>> dev_release callback functions. They also merge the create() and 
>>> register()
>>> functions into a single register() or register_full() function for 
>>> each of
>>> the fpga-mgr, fpga-region, and fpga-bridge class drivers.
>>>
>>> The new *register_full() functions accept an info data structure to 
>>> provide
>>> flexibility in passing optional parameters. The *register() functions
>>> support the legacy parameter list for users that don't require the 
>>> use of
>>> optional parameters.
>>>
>>> For more context, refer to this email thread:
>>>
>>> https://marc.info/?l=linux-fpga&m=162127412218557&w=2
>>>
>>> I turned on the configs assocated with each of the modified files, 
>>> but I
>>> must have been missing some dependencies, because not all of them 
>>> compiled.
>>> I did a run-time test specifically with the dfl-fme infrastructure. 
>>> This
>>> would have exercised the region, bridge, and fpga-mgr frameworks.
>>>
>>> Changelog v9 -> v10:
>>>    - Fixed commit messages to reference register_full() instead of
>>>      register_simple().
>>>    - Removed the fpga_bridge_register_full() function, because there is
>>>      not need for it yet. Updated the documentation and commit message
>>>      accordingly.
>>>    - Updated documentation to reference the fpga_manager_info and
>>>      fpga_region_info structures.
>>>
>>> Changelog v8 -> v9:
>>>    - Cleaned up documentation for the FPGA Manager, Bridge, and Region
>>>      register functions
>>>    - Renamed fpga_*_register() to fpga_*_register_full()
>>>    - Renamed fpga_*_register_simple() to fpga_*_register()
>>>    - Renamed devm_fpga_mgr_register() to devm_fpga_mgr_register_full()
>>>    - Renamed devm_fpga_mgr_register_simple() to 
>>> devm_fpga_mgr_register()
>>>
>>> Changelog v7 -> v8:
>>>    - Added reviewed-by tags.
>>>    - Updated Documentation/driver-api/fpga/ files: fpga-mgr.rst,
>>>      fpga-bridge.rst, and fpga-region.rst.
>>>
>>> Changelog v6 -> v7:
>>>    - Update the commit messages to describe the new parameters for the
>>>      *register() functions and to mention the *register_simple() 
>>> functions.
>>>    - Fix function prototypes in header file to rename dev to parent.
>>>    - Make use of the PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO() macro when possible.
>>>    - Some cleanup of comments.
>>>    - Update function definitions/prototypes to apply const to the 
>>> new info
>>>      parameter.
>>>    - Verify that info->br_ops is non-null in the fpga_bridge_register()
>>>      function.
>>>    - Verify a non-null info pointer in the fpga_region_register() 
>>> function.
>>>
>>> Changelog v5 -> v6:
>>>    - Moved FPGA manager/bridge/region optional parameters out of the 
>>> ops
>>>      structure and back into the FPGA class driver structure.
>>>    - Changed fpga_*_register() function parameters to accept an info 
>>> data
>>>      structure to provide flexibility in passing optional parameters.
>>>    - Added fpga_*_register_simple() functions to support current 
>>> parameters
>>>      for users that don't require use of optional parameters.
>>>
>>> Changelog v4 -> v5:
>>>    - Rebased on top of recently accepted patches.
>>>    - Removed compat_id from the fpga_mgr_register() parameter list
>>>      and added it to the fpga_manager_ops structure. This also required
>>>      dynamically allocating the dfl-fme-ops structure in order to add
>>>      the appropriate compat_id.
>>>    - Created the fpga_region_ops data structure which is optionally 
>>> passed
>>>      to fpga_region_register(). compat_id, the get_bridges() 
>>> pointer, and
>>>      the priv pointer are included in the fpga_region_ops structure.
>>>
>>> Changelog v3 -> v4:
>>>    - Added the compat_id parameter to fpga_mgr_register() and
>>>      devm_fpga_mgr_register() to ensure that the compat_id is set 
>>> before
>>>      the device_register() call.
>>>    - Added the compat_id parameter to fpga_region_register() to ensure
>>>      that the compat_id is set before the device_register() call.
>>>    - Modified the dfl_fpga_feature_devs_enumerate() function to restore
>>>      the fpga_region_register() call to the correct location.
>>>
>>> Changelog v2 -> v3:
>>>    - Cleaned up comment headers for fpga_mgr_register(), 
>>> fpga_bridge_register(),
>>>      and fpga_region_register().
>>>    - Fixed error return on ida_simple_get() failure for 
>>> fpga_mgr_register(),
>>>      fpga_bridge_register(), and fpga_region_register().
>>>    - Fixed error return value for fpga_bridge_register(): 
>>> ERR_PTR(ret) instead
>>>      of NULL.
>>>
>>> Changelog v1 -> v2:
>>>    - Restored devm_fpga_mgr_register() functionality to the fpga-mgr
>>>      class driver, adapted for the combined create/register 
>>> functionality.
>>>    - All previous callers of devm_fpga_mgr_register() will continue 
>>> to call
>>>      devm_fpga_mgr_register().
>>>    - replaced unnecessary ternary operators in return statements with
>>>      standard if conditions.
>>>
>>> Russ Weight (3):
>>>    fpga: mgr: Use standard dev_release for class driver
>>>    fpga: bridge: Use standard dev_release for class driver
>>>    fpga: region: Use standard dev_release for class driver
>>>
>>>   Documentation/driver-api/fpga/fpga-bridge.rst |   6 +-
>>>   Documentation/driver-api/fpga/fpga-mgr.rst    |  38 +++-
>>>   Documentation/driver-api/fpga/fpga-region.rst |  12 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-cvp.c                     |  12 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-fpga2sdram.c              |  12 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-freeze-bridge.c           |  10 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-hps2fpga.c                |  12 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-pr-ip-core.c              |   7 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/altera-ps-spi.c                  |   9 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-br.c                     |  10 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-mgr.c                    |  22 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-region.c                 |  17 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/dfl.c                            |  12 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/fpga-bridge.c                    | 122 +++-------
>>>   drivers/fpga/fpga-mgr.c                       | 215 
>>> ++++++++----------
>>>   drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c                    | 119 ++++------
>>>   drivers/fpga/ice40-spi.c                      |   9 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/machxo2-spi.c                    |   9 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/of-fpga-region.c                 |  10 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/socfpga-a10.c                    |  16 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/socfpga.c                        |   9 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/stratix10-soc.c                  |  16 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/ts73xx-fpga.c                    |   9 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/xilinx-pr-decoupler.c            |  17 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/xilinx-spi.c                     |  11 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/zynq-fpga.c                      |  16 +-
>>>   drivers/fpga/zynqmp-fpga.c                    |   9 +-
>>>   include/linux/fpga/fpga-bridge.h              |  30 ++-
>>>   include/linux/fpga/fpga-mgr.h                 |  62 +++--
>>>   include/linux/fpga/fpga-region.h              |  36 ++-
>>>   30 files changed, 383 insertions(+), 511 deletions(-)
>>>


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-16 12:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-09  0:42 Russ Weight
2021-07-09  0:42 ` [PATCH v10 1/3] fpga: mgr: Use standard dev_release for class driver Russ Weight
2021-07-09  0:42 ` [PATCH v10 2/3] fpga: bridge: " Russ Weight
2021-07-09  0:42 ` [PATCH v10 3/3] fpga: region: " Russ Weight
2021-07-14 15:50 ` [PATCH v10 0/3] fpga: Use standard class dev_release function Russ Weight
2021-07-14 16:56   ` Tom Rix
2021-07-16 12:58     ` Tom Rix [this message]
2021-07-16 18:09       ` Russ Weight
2021-07-16 18:16         ` Tom Rix

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