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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/18] ARM: s3c64xx: Add support for DMA using generic amba-pl08x driver
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On Tuesday 13 of August 2013 18:52:51 Mark Brown wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 07:59:24PM +0200, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> > +#define pl330_filter pl08x_filter_id
>
> So, this is pretty fun and probably not going to play too nicely for
> multiplatform kernels...

Yes, this is really funny and only shows the brokenness of current channel
filtering mechanism used in DMA engine subsystem. Fortunately this is
quite irrelevant to multiplatform kernels, because no users of it will be
compiled in, since it's used only for legacy (non-DT) channel filtering.

Anyway, I would happily redesign and rewrite the DMA engine channel
matching completely to make it much more sane, but I guess I would need an
ack from Vinod and Dan to do it.

Best regards,
Tomasz



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