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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 1/5] driver core: Find an existing link between two devices
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On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:23:34 PM CET Tomasz Figa wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 7:34 PM, Vivek Gautam
> <vivek.gautam@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> > Hi Tomasz,
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org> wrote:
> >> Hi Vivek,
> >>
> >> Thanks for the patch.
> >>
> >> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:55 PM, Vivek Gautam
> >> <vivek.gautam@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> >>> The lists managing the device-links can be traversed to
> >>> find the link between two devices. The device_link_add() APIs
> >>> does traverse these lists to check if there's already a link
> >>> setup between the two devices.
> >>> So, add a new APIs, device_link_find(), to find an existing
> >>> device link between two devices - suppliers and consumers.
> >>
> >> I'm wondering if this API would be useful for anything else that the
> >> problem we're trying to solve with deleting links without storing them
> >> anywhere. Perhaps a device_link_del_dev(consumer, supplier) would be a
> >> better alternative?
> >
> > Yea, that sounds simpler i think. Will add this API instead of
> > find_link(). Thanks.
>
> Perhaps let's wait for a moment to see if there are other opinions. :)
>
> Rafael, Lucas, any thoughts?

It is not clear to me what the device_link_del_dev(consumer, supplier) would do.

Thanks,
Rafael

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