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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/10] spi: sh-msiof: Add support for R-Car H2 and M2
Hi Magnus,

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 3:45 AM, Magnus Damm <> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 1:13 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 4:41 PM, Magnus Damm <> wrote:
>>> On thing stuck out a bit with the bindings. I can see that you specify
>>> both fifo size and use the SoC suffix for the r8a7790 and r8a7791
>>> bindings. Isn't that a bit of redundant information there, if we know
>>> that the SoC is r8a7790 or r8a7791 then can't we simply put that
>>> information in r8a779x_data above and perhaps keep the binding
>>> simpler? Perhaps same thing applies to other properties as well?
>> "renesas,tx-fifo-size" and "renesas,rx-fifo-size" are part of the existing
>> bindings, so I'm a bit reluctant to change these.
>> Hmm, since the original bindings didn't specify the default values,
>> I could make them chip-specific, though.
> Thanks, yes I think treating the "renesas,tx-fifo-size" and
> "renesas,rx-fifo-size" bindings as optional and allow us to rely on
> chip-specific default values makes sense.
>> The only other property is "num-cs", which can have any value if you
>> start using the generic "cs-gpios".
> I see. It looks to me that such a setting is board-specific, so what
> is a sane default in the SoC DTSI? You seem to have it set to "1"
> today, but if the board is supposed to override it anyway then do we
> need to set it?
> Anyway, "num-cs" is a minor detail so no need to bother about that too much!

In v2, I'll drop the "num-cs" from the dtsi, so it will default to the driver's
default (which is 1, for the simple case of using hardware controlled CS).



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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