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From: Srinivas Kandagatla <srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org>
To: Vadym Kochan <vadym.kochan@plvision.eu>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] nvmem: add ONIE NVMEM cells provider
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:48:23 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f7f47794-2641-514a-8905-3f4c800f199d@linaro.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200921235641.GI31031@plvision.eu>



On 22/09/2020 00:56, Vadym Kochan wrote:
> Hi Srinivas,
> 
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 03:41:13PM +0300, Vadym Kochan wrote:
>> This series adds cells parser for the ONIE TLV attributes which are
>> stored on NVMEM device. It adds possibility to read the mac address (and
>> other info) by other drivers.
>>
>> Because ONIE stores info in TLV format it should be parsed first and
>> then register the cells. Current NVMEM API allows to register cell
>> table with known cell's offset which is not guaranteed in case of TLV.
>>
>> To make it properly handled the NVMEM parser object is introduced. The
>> parser needs to be registered before target NVMEM device is registered.
>> During the registration of NVMEM device the parser is called to parse
>> the device's cells and reister the cell table.
>>
>> Vadym Kochan (3):
>>    nvmem: core: introduce cells parser
>>    nvmem: add ONIE nvmem cells parser
>>    dt-bindings: nvmem: add description for ONIE cells parser
>>
>>   .../bindings/nvmem/onie,nvmem-cells.txt       |  11 +
>>   drivers/nvmem/Kconfig                         |   9 +
>>   drivers/nvmem/Makefile                        |   3 +
>>   drivers/nvmem/core.c                          |  80 ++++
>>   drivers/nvmem/onie-cells.c                    | 370 ++++++++++++++++++
>>   include/linux/nvmem-provider.h                |  30 ++
>>   6 files changed, 503 insertions(+)
>>   create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/nvmem/onie,nvmem-cells.txt
>>   create mode 100644 drivers/nvmem/onie-cells.c
>>
>> -- 
>> 2.17.1
>>

Hi Vdaym,

Am totally confused with this patchset, There is no versioning in any of 
your patches, you always send it with PATCH, please add version so that 
I know which one should I review!

This makes my mailbox totally confused with all the patches with same 
subject prefix!

Please note that maintenance is not my full time job, so please be 
patient and I can try shift gears as an when possible!

> 
> I sent a newer version than this one which actually registers nvmem provider
> and does not require changes in the core.c
This is a NO-NO as onie is not a real provider here, at24 is the actual 
nvmem provider in your case.

Why do you keep changing the total approach here! what is the reasoning 
to do so!
As I said in my last review we were okay with this parser approach!

I don't mind having changes in core as long as it done properly!


thanks,
srini




> 
> Thanks,
> Vadym Kochan
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-22  9:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-15 12:41 Vadym Kochan
2020-09-15 12:41 ` [PATCH 1/3] nvmem: core: introduce cells parser Vadym Kochan
2020-09-22  9:48   ` Srinivas Kandagatla
2020-09-22 11:10     ` Vadym Kochan
2020-09-15 12:41 ` [PATCH 2/3] nvmem: add ONIE nvmem " Vadym Kochan
2020-09-15 12:41 ` [PATCH 3/3] dt-bindings: nvmem: add description for ONIE " Vadym Kochan
2020-09-21 23:56 ` [PATCH 0/3] nvmem: add ONIE NVMEM cells provider Vadym Kochan
2020-09-22  9:48   ` Srinivas Kandagatla [this message]
2020-09-22 10:04     ` Vadym Kochan

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