[alsa-devel] [PATCH v3] ARM: kirkwood: extend the kirkwood i2s driver for DT usage

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Tue Jul 23 11:08:20 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 09:53:46AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 10:46:15AM +0200, Jean-Francois Moine wrote:
> > The kirkwood i2s driver is used without DT in the Kirkwood machine.
> > This patch adds a DT compatible definition for use in other Marvell
> > machines as the Armada 88AP510 (Dove).
> Yet again, this illustrates why converting to DT causes backwards
> steps in drivers: the conversion of devm_clk_get() to of_clk_get()
> necessitates a clk_put().
> Can someone please provide a devm_of_clk_get() function before we
> accept any more patches doing this kind of thing?

The question is why isn't regular [devm_]clk_get used here? I don't know
what the Marvell stuff is doing here, but if the clk stuff is
implemented correctly then

	np = pdev->dev.of_node;
	priv->clk = of_clk_get(np, 0);


	devm_clk_get(&pdev->dev, "label");

should both work


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