[PATCH v3 1/3] usb: fsl-mxc-udc: replace cpu_is_xxx() with platform_device_id

Marc Kleine-Budde mkl at pengutronix.de
Tue Jan 15 04:54:22 EST 2013

On 01/14/2013 06:40 PM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 08:56:33PM +0800, Peter Chen wrote:
> <snip>
>>>> Usually there isn't any Changelog between IP cores used in the different
>>>> fsl processors (at least available outside of fsl), that makes it quite
>>>> difficult to say if something found on one imx is really the same as on
>>>> the other one. And they (usually) don't provide any versioning
>>>> information in a register or the documentation.
>>>> just my 2¢
>>> $SUBJECT is trying to differentiate a single feature (or maybe two) to
>>> replace cpu_is_xxx(), then expose that on driver_data without creating
>>> one enum value for each release from fsl.
>> Felipe, every one or two SoCs may have their special operations for
>> integrate PHY interface, clk operation, or workaround for IC
>> limitation.
> the particular PHY and clk used should be hidden by phy layer and clk
> API respectively. Workarounds, fair enough, we need to handle them; but
> ideally those should be based on runtime revision detection, not some
> hackery using driver_data.

If this is actually possible, I'd love to do this. But IP vendor don't
include a version register in their cores. :(

>> Maybe, it will add more future or SoCs (maybe not for this driver) in
>> the future, using enum is easier than string comparison for expanding
>> something.
> a) I never told you to *not* use enum. I said that creating DEVICE_A,
> DEVICE_C and DEVICE_E behave exactly the same is unnecessary.
> b) you can't be expecting to add future SoCs support to fsl udc, I have
> already said and will repeat for the last time: move to chipidea ASAP.
> New SoCs cannot be added to fsl udc, you *must* use chipidea for
> anything new and move the legacy to chipidea eventually. I will wait for
> a full year for you to do that, but after that I will have to start
> deleting drivers for the sake of avoid duplication of effort.


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