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SubjectRe: [PATCH v22 00/11] acpi, clocksource: add GTDT driver and GTDT support in arm_arch_timer
Hi Mark,

On 28 March 2017 at 22:53, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:29:10PM +0800, Fu Wei wrote:
>> On 28 March 2017 at 21:05, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> wrote:
>> > Sorry for the delay; I have not had the time to focus on this as I would
>> > like to. I'm happy with patches 1-4, but from patch 5 onwards, there's
>> > one change I'd like to see.
>> >
>> > I'd prefer that mmio timer frame rame N was always stored at
>> > arch_timer_mem::frame[N], rather than arch_timer_mem::frame[] being in
>> > an arbitrary order. That will make arch_timer_mem_frame::frame_nr
>> > redundant.
>> >
>> > To allow arch_timer_mem::frame[] this to be sparse, I'm happy to have a
>> > bool arch_timer_mem_frame::valid field that we set when probing each
>> > frame. Then we don't need arch_timer_mem::num_frames.
>> >
>> > This will make iterating over the frames far less confusing, and makes
>> > it simple to detect when a frame number is erroneously reused.
>> >
>> > Otherwise, I'm largely happy to pick the rest and apply any fixups
>> > myself.
>>
>> Great thanks for your feedback!
>> I will follow your suggestion to improve my patches, then post it in a day.
>
> Thanks, that is much appreciated.
>
>> So I will rebase my patchset on arch-timer/gtdt branch of your REPO
>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mark/linux.git/log/?h=arch-timer/gtdt
>
> Yes please! The current HEAD should be:
>
> ebbfe8889cffa12f ("clocksource: arm_arch_timer: move arch_timer_needs_of_probing into DT init call").

Because there are some improvements on the first 4 patches, so I
fetched your gtdt branch, then rebase my v23 to the
arch-timer/cleanup

Thanks for your help! :-)

>
> Thanks,
> Mark.



--
Best regards,

Fu Wei
Software Engineer
Red Hat

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