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From: Miquel Raynal <>
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Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] mtd: spi-nor: Changes for 5.7
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 22:14:06 +0100
Message-ID: <20200325221406.6b93fa01@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3920122.fqK6YPyDo2@>


<> wrote on Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:02:41 +0000:

> Hi,
> Here is the SPI NOR PR for 5.7.
> I would like to thank Vignesh, Michael and Jungseung for their involvement in 
> reviewing patches for this release cycle. You did a great job!
> Richard,
> Please note that I merged tag 'mtk-mtd-spi-move' into spi-nor/next, in order 
> to spare Linus of solving conflicts during the merge window. The mtk-quadspi 
> driver is replaced by the new spi-mem spi-mtk-nor driver, which was taken 
> through Mark's tree. There was a conflict between this driver move and the 
> move of all the SPI NOR controllers under drivers/mtd/spi-nor/controllers/.
> Cheers,
> ta
> The following changes since commit 11a48a5a18c63fd7621bb050228cebf13566e4d8:
>   Linux 5.6-rc2 (2020-02-16 13:16:59 -0800)
> are available in the Git repository at:
>   ssh:// tags/
> spi-nor/for-5.7
> for you to fetch changes up to f3f2b7eb2f1c5889b0a7162b6b5a69c0f357befd:
>   mtd: spi-nor: Enable locking for n25q512ax3/n25q512a (2020-03-24 11:47:52 
> +0200)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> SPI NOR core changes:
> - move all the manufacturer specific quirks/code out of the core,
> to make the core logic more readable and thus ease maintenance.
> - move the SFDP logic out of the core, it provides a better
> separation between the SFDP parsing and core logic.
> - trim what is exposed in spi-nor.h. The SPI NOR controllers drivers
> must not be able to use structures that are meant just for the
> SPI NOR core.
> - use the spi-mem direct mapping API to let advanced controllers
> optimize the read/write operations when they support direct mapping.
> - add generic formula for the Status Register block protection
> handling. It fixes some long standing locking limitations and eases
> the addition of the 4bit block protection support.
> - add block protection support for flashes with 4 block protection
> bits in the Status Register.
> SPI NOR controller drivers changes:
> - the mtk-quadspi driver is replaced by the new spi-mem
> spi-mtk-nor driver. Merge tag 'mtk-mtd-spi-move' into spi-nor/next
> to avoid conflicts.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------

Pulled into mtd/next.


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