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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 13:05:47 +0400
From:	Dmitry Baryshkov <>
To:	Ben Dooks <>
	Haavard Skinnemoen <>,
	Russell King <>,
	Paul Mundt <>,
	pHilipp Zabel <>,
	Pavel Machek <>,,,
	David Brownell <>,
	Mark Brown <>,
	ian <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Clocklib: generic framework for clocks managing

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 (,
>   'a smiley only costs 4 bytes'

With best wishes

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