[alsa-devel] [PATCH v3] ARM: kirkwood: extend the kirkwood i2s driver for DT usage
s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Tue Jul 23 11:48:23 CEST 2013
On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 10:39:50AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:08:20AM +0200, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > 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);
> > and
> > devm_clk_get(&pdev->dev, "label");
> > should both work
> You tell me - I keep seeing patches on this list converting drivers from
> using devm_clk_get() to using of_clk_get(). Maybe of_clk_get() should be
> marked deprecated to stop people using it?
I don't think that's possible. There are some valid usecases for
of_clk_get() when there's no struct device * available, like in many
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