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From: Alex Courbot <acourbot@nvidia.com>
To: Mark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>
Cc: Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org>,
	Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com>,
	Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@avionic-design.de>,
	Simon Glass <sjg@chromium.org>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>,
	Rob Herring <rob.herring@calxeda.com>,
	Anton Vorontsov <cbou@mail.ru>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	"linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org" <linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org>,
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	"devicetree-discuss@lists.ozlabs.org" 
	<devicetree-discuss@lists.ozlabs.org>,
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	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/4] pwm_backlight: use power sequences
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 17:34:34 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1584217.aCLniK0dpS@percival> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20120907082835.GC17749@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>

On Friday 07 September 2012 16:29:03 Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 07, 2012 at 05:28:17PM +0900, Alex Courbot wrote:
> > We could make power sequences an option of its own and add #ifdefs to
> > drivers that use it to lift this ambiguity, but I like the transparency
> > of the current way. It also seems hard (illegal?) to get rid of the
> > legacy DT interface.
> If you're doing this I'd suggest using stubs rather than ifdefs in the
> users, otherwise it's just going to cause lots of annoyance from
> randconfig build.  Is the code likely to big enough to worry about,
> though?

I don't think is will ever become big enough to bother. Moreover if the power 
seqs way meets acceptance, new drivers/frameworks are likely to use them as 
the only option, making it really mandatory.

Alex.


  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-07  8:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-31 11:34 [PATCH v5 0/4] Runtime Interpreted Power Sequences Alexandre Courbot
2012-08-31 11:34 ` [PATCH v5 1/4] " Alexandre Courbot
2012-09-05 17:19   ` Stephen Warren
2012-09-07  8:21     ` Alex Courbot
2012-09-06 14:14   ` Heiko Stübner
2012-09-07  8:04     ` Alex Courbot
2012-09-07  8:15       ` Mark Brown
2012-09-07  9:08       ` Heiko Stübner
2012-09-07 16:36         ` Stephen Warren
2012-08-31 11:34 ` [PATCH v5 2/4] pwm_backlight: use power sequences Alexandre Courbot
2012-09-05 17:25   ` Stephen Warren
2012-09-07  8:28     ` Alex Courbot
2012-09-07  8:29       ` Mark Brown
2012-09-07  8:34         ` Alex Courbot [this message]
2012-08-31 11:34 ` [PATCH v5 3/4] tegra: dt: add label to tegra20's PWM Alexandre Courbot
2012-08-31 11:34 ` [PATCH v5 4/4] tegra: ventana: add pwm backlight DT nodes Alexandre Courbot

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