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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:24:33 +0000
From:	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...retlab.ca>
To:	Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com>,
	broonie@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com
Cc:	ben-linux@...ff.org, kgene.kim@...sung.com, baohua.song@....com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	spi-devel-general@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	linux-samsung-soc@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, jonas.gorski@...il.com,
	linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org, Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] spi: remove check for bits_per_word on transfer from low level driver

On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:25:43 +0530, Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com> wrote:
> The spi core make sure that each transfer structure have the proper
> setting for bits_per_word before calling low level transfer APIs.
> 
> Hence it is no more require to check again in low level driver for
> this field whether this is set correct or not. Removing such code
> from low level driver.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com>
[...]
> diff --git a/drivers/spi/spi-txx9.c b/drivers/spi/spi-txx9.c
> index d5a3cbb..550b5f4 100644
> --- a/drivers/spi/spi-txx9.c
> +++ b/drivers/spi/spi-txx9.c
> @@ -189,9 +189,8 @@ static void txx9spi_work_one(struct txx9spi *c, struct spi_message *m)
>  		unsigned int len = t->len;
>  		unsigned int wsize;
>  		u32 speed_hz = t->speed_hz ? : spi->max_speed_hz;
> -		u8 bits_per_word = t->bits_per_word ? : spi->bits_per_word;
> +		u8 bits_per_word = t->bits_per_word;
>  
> -		bits_per_word = bits_per_word ? : 8;
>  		wsize = bits_per_word >> 3; /* in bytes */
>  
>  		if (prev_speed_hz != speed_hz
> @@ -316,9 +315,8 @@ static int txx9spi_transfer(struct spi_device *spi, struct spi_message *m)
>  	/* check each transfer's parameters */
>  	list_for_each_entry (t, &m->transfers, transfer_list) {
>  		u32 speed_hz = t->speed_hz ? : spi->max_speed_hz;
> -		u8 bits_per_word = t->bits_per_word ? : spi->bits_per_word;
> +		u8 bits_per_word = t->bits_per_word;
>  
> -		bits_per_word = bits_per_word ? : 8;

Have you verified here that bits_per_word can never be '0' here? What is
the path that ensures spi->bits_per_word (and hence t->bits_per_word) is
set to 8 here?

Otherwise the patch looks good. Thanks for doing this work.

g.

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