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Date:	Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:53:43 +0000
From:	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...retlab.ca>
To:	Mark Brown <broonie@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com>
Cc:	Naveen Krishna Chatradhi <ch.naveen@...sung.com>,
	Linux I2C <linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-samsung-soc@...r.kernel.org,
	Wolfram Sang <w.sang@...gutronix.de>,
	Jean Delvare <khali@...ux-fr.org>,
	Ben Dooks <ben-linux@...ff.org>,
	devicetree-discuss <devicetree-discuss@...ts.ozlabs.org>,
	Simon Glass <sjg@...omium.org>, grundler@...omium.org,
	naveen@...omium.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] i2c-core: Add gpio based bus arbitration implementation

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Mark Brown
<broonie@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:32:01PM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
>
>> I'm not convinced on the design of this protocol. It won't scale beyond
>> 2 bus masters and it seems very specific to the design of a specific
>> piece of hardware. I don't think it is mature enough to bake into the
>
> I ought to point out that the original patch would've baked this into
> the Samsung I2C driver but I asked for it to be split out as it's
> nothing to do with the controller really and I'm sure I've seen it
> before.

Indeed, baking it into the driver is also the wrong abstraction.

g.

--
Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
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