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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 01/10] ARM: davinci: move private EDMA API to arm/common
On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 07:52:46PM +0000, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> Hello.
> On 02/01/2013 09:49 PM, Matt Porter wrote:
> >>> Move mach-davinci/dma.c to common/edma.c so it can be used
> >>> by OMAP (specifically AM33xx) as well.
> >> I think this should rather go to drivers/dma/?
> > No, this is the private EDMA API. It's the analogous thing to
> > the private OMAP dma API that is in plat-omap/dma.c. The actual
> > dmaengine driver is in drivers/dma/edma.c as a wrapper around
> > this...same way OMAP DMA engine conversion is being done.
> Keeps me wondering why we couldn't have the same with CPPI 4.1 when I proposed
> that, instead of waiting indefinitely for TI to convert it to drivers/dma/
> directly. We could have working MUSB DMA on OMAP-L1x/Sitara all this time... Sigh.

That is a shame. Yeah, I've pointed out that I was doing this exactly
the same way as was acceptable for the OMAP DMA conversion since it was
in RFC. The reasons are sound since in both cases, we have many drivers
to convert that need to continue using the private DMA APIs.


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