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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 13:05:47 +0400
From:	Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@...il.com>
To:	Ben Dooks <ben-linux@...ff.org>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	Haavard Skinnemoen <haavard.skinnemoen@...el.com>,
	Russell King <rmk+lkml@....linux.org.uk>,
	Paul Mundt <lethal@...ux-sh.org>,
	pHilipp Zabel <philipp.zabel@...il.com>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>, tony@...mide.com, paul@...an.com,
	David Brownell <david-b@...bell.net>,
	Mark Brown <broonie@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com>,
	ian <spyro@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Clocklib: generic framework for clocks managing
	[v3]

On Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 09:22:50PM +0100, Ben Dooks wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 04:50:33PM +0400, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > This is again a set of patches to unify the management of clocks and
> > allow easy registration and unregistration of them. This is neccessary
> > to cleanly support such devices as toshiba mobile companion chips,
> > sa1111 companion, etc. Also it brings code unification, especially for a
> > lot of arm sub-arches which share nearly the same code, etc.
> > 
> > This is the "version 3" approach. Given the negative response to
> > kobjects, I've redesigned it to use plain krefs.
> > 
> > Debugfs support is merged into main clocklib patch. Documentation
> > for it's interface will come later. For now it provides tree structure
> > with single file per each clock directory.
> 
> I'd prefer not to see this called clocklib, it isn't of any use
> outside of the kernel, and once it is in there's little point in
> anyone not using it.

Please propose better name.

> 
> -- 
> Ben (ben@...ff.org, http://www.fluff.org/)
> 
>   'a smiley only costs 4 bytes'

-- 
With best wishes
Dmitry

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