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Date:	Sat, 29 Dec 2012 22:18:43 -0800
From:	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
To:	myungjoo.ham@...il.com
Cc:	Abhilash Kesavan <a.kesavan@...sung.com>,
	kyungmin.park@...sung.com, rjw@...k.pl,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-pm@...r.kernel.org,
	kgene.kim@...sung.com, jhbird.choi@...sung.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] PM/Devfreq: Add Exynos5-bus devfreq driver for
 Exynos5250.

Hi,

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 10:20:51AM +0900, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Abhilash Kesavan <a.kesavan@...sung.com> wrote:
> >  drivers/devfreq/Kconfig        |   10 +
> >  drivers/devfreq/Makefile       |    1 +
> >  drivers/devfreq/exynos5_bus.c  |  595 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/devfreq/exynos5_ppmu.c |  395 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/devfreq/exynos5_ppmu.h |   26 ++
> >  drivers/devfreq/exynos_ppmu.c  |   56 ++++
> >  drivers/devfreq/exynos_ppmu.h  |   79 ++++++
> >  7 files changed, 1162 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/devfreq/exynos5_bus.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/devfreq/exynos5_ppmu.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/devfreq/exynos5_ppmu.h
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/devfreq/exynos_ppmu.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/devfreq/exynos_ppmu.h
> 
> I understand that Exynos PPMU drivers seem not to be used (at least in
> mainline Linux) widely and it'd be convinent for a bus driver to have
> ppmu driver located in the same source directory.
> 
> However, I don't feel very comfortable to have ppmu drivers explicitly
> landing in devfreq directory. Would it be possible to place them
> somewhere else? (in drivers/misc, arch/arm/mach-exynos, or somewhere
> appropriate?) If PPMU drivers really have nowhere to relocate, they
> may be located along with its sole user (exynos5_bus.c) anyway.

Why can't they be in drivers/busfreq? Create a subdirectory for
platform-specific subdrivers if needed, but they definitiely do NOT
belong in drivers/misc, and there seems to be little reason to have them
in arch/arm.



-Olof
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