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From: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
To: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
Cc: linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-hwmon@vger.kernel.org,
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	"Linus Walleij" <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
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	"Rob Herring" <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	"Jean Delvare" <jdelvare@suse.com>,
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	"Thierry Reding" <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	"Uwe Kleine-König" <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>,
	"Wim Van Sebroeck" <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	"Shawn Guo" <shawnguo@kernel.org>, "Li Yang" <leoyang.li@nxp.com>,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Jason Cooper" <jason@lakedaemon.net>,
	"Marc Zyngier" <maz@kernel.org>,
	"Mark Brown" <broonie@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 02/13] mfd: add simple regmap based I2C driver
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:06:56 +0100
Message-ID: <20200717090656.GF3165313@dell> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200706175353.16404-3-michael@walle.cc>

On Mon, 06 Jul 2020, Michael Walle wrote:

> There are I2C devices which contain several different functions but
> doesn't require any special access functions. For these kind of drivers
> an I2C regmap should be enough.
> 
> Create an I2C driver which creates an I2C regmap and enumerates its
> children. If a device wants to use this as its MFD core driver, it has
> to add an individual compatible string. It may provide its own regmap
> configuration.
> 
> Subdevices can use dev_get_regmap() on the parent to get their regmap
> instance.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
> ---
> Changes since v4:
>  - new patch. Lee, please bear with me. I didn't want to delay the
>    new version (where a lot of remarks on the other patches were
>    addressed) even more, just because we haven't figured out how
>    to deal with the MFD part. So for now, I've included this one.
> 
>  drivers/mfd/Kconfig          |  9 +++++++
>  drivers/mfd/Makefile         |  1 +
>  drivers/mfd/simple-mfd-i2c.c | 50 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 60 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 drivers/mfd/simple-mfd-i2c.c
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> index 33df0837ab41..f1536a710aca 100644
> --- a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> @@ -1162,6 +1162,15 @@ config MFD_SI476X_CORE
>  	  To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
>  	  module will be called si476x-core.
>  
> +config MFD_SIMPLE_MFD_I2C
> +	tristate "Simple regmap based I2C devices"

Doesn't look like tristate to me.

Haven't you made this builtin only?

> +	depends on I2C
> +	select MFD_CORE

Why?

> +	select REGMAP_I2C
> +	help
> +	  This is a consolidated driver for all MFD devices which are
> +	  basically just a regmap bus driver.

Please expand on this.  I think it deserves greater explanation.

>  config MFD_SM501
>  	tristate "Silicon Motion SM501"
>  	depends on HAS_DMA

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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-06 17:53 [PATCH v5 00/13] Add support for Kontron sl28cpld Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 01/13] regmap-irq: use fwnode instead of device node in add_irq_chip() Michael Walle
2020-07-08 10:22   ` Mark Brown
     [not found] ` <20200706175353.16404-1-michael-QKn5cuLxLXY@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-06 17:53   ` [PATCH v5 02/13] mfd: add simple regmap based I2C driver Michael Walle
     [not found]     ` <20200706175353.16404-3-michael-QKn5cuLxLXY@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-17  9:04       ` Lee Jones
2020-07-19 22:25         ` Michael Walle
2020-07-17  9:06     ` Lee Jones [this message]
2020-07-19 22:31       ` Michael Walle
2020-07-20  7:43         ` Lee Jones
2020-07-06 17:53   ` [PATCH v5 06/13] watchdog: add support for sl28cpld watchdog Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53   ` [PATCH v5 12/13] arm64: dts: freescale: sl28: enable LED support Michael Walle
2020-07-17  8:36     ` Pavel Machek
2020-07-17 21:54       ` Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 03/13] dt-bindings: mfd: Add bindings for sl28cpld Michael Walle
2020-07-13 16:04   ` Rob Herring
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 04/13] mfd: simple-mfd-i2c: add sl28cpld support Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 05/13] irqchip: add sl28cpld interrupt controller support Michael Walle
2020-07-08  9:37   ` Marc Zyngier
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 07/13] pwm: add support for sl28cpld PWM controller Michael Walle
2020-07-09  8:50   ` Uwe Kleine-König
     [not found]     ` <20200709085006.b54ype3p4yu64upl-bIcnvbaLZ9MEGnE8C9+IrQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-11 17:28       ` Michael Walle
2020-07-13  8:47         ` Uwe Kleine-König
2020-07-14 11:31           ` Michael Walle
2020-07-14 16:08             ` Uwe Kleine-König
2020-07-14 21:09               ` Michael Walle
2020-07-15 16:36                 ` Uwe Kleine-König
2020-07-15 17:45                   ` Michael Walle
2020-07-15 18:18                     ` Uwe Kleine-König
2020-07-15 20:41                       ` Michael Walle
2020-07-16  6:10                         ` Uwe Kleine-König
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 08/13] gpio: add support for the sl28cpld GPIO controller Michael Walle
     [not found]   ` <20200706175353.16404-9-michael-QKn5cuLxLXY@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-08  7:35     ` Linus Walleij
2020-07-17  0:25   ` kernel test robot
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 09/13] hwmon: add support for the sl28cpld hardware monitoring controller Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 10/13] arm64: dts: freescale: sl28: enable sl28cpld Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 11/13] arm64: dts: freescale: sl28: map GPIOs to input events Michael Walle
2020-07-06 17:53 ` [PATCH v5 13/13] arm64: dts: freescale: sl28: enable fan support Michael Walle
     [not found]   ` <20200706175353.16404-14-michael-QKn5cuLxLXY@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-08  7:39     ` Linus Walleij
     [not found]       ` <CACRpkdaPO7CGNrxmjL5QH1cxP5wqku1oMtQaQgJfeKiKqiGAOg-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2020-07-08  7:56         ` Michael Walle

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