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Date:	Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:49:25 -0800
From:	Sören Brinkmann <soren.brinkmann@...inx.com>
To:	Mike Turquette <mturquette@...aro.org>,
	<linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] clk: Fix notifier documentation

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On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 11:48:37AM -0800, Soren Brinkmann wrote:
> Contradicting to documenation, the notifier callbacks do receive
> the original clock rate in struct clk_notifier_data.old_rate and the new
> frequency struct clk_notifier_data.new_rate, independent of the
> notification reason.
> 
> This behavior also seems to make more sense, since callbacks can use the
> same code to deterimine whether clocks are scaled up or down. Something
> which would not even possible in the post-rate-change case if the
> behavior was as documented.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Soren Brinkmann <soren.brinkmann@...inx.com>
> ---
> Hi Mike,
> 
> I am working with some clock notifiers and if my results are correct the
> notifiers behave differently from how they are documented.
> I think the actual behavior makes more sense than the documented and my original
> plan was to change the behavior, but it seems I might get away with a
> doc-update.
> 
> 	Thanks,
> 	Sören
> 
>  drivers/clk/clk.c | 15 +++------------
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/clk/clk.c b/drivers/clk/clk.c
> index 2cf2ea6b77a1..26825db03e64 100644
> --- a/drivers/clk/clk.c
> +++ b/drivers/clk/clk.c
> @@ -1983,20 +1983,11 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devm_clk_unregister);
>   * re-enter into the clk framework by calling any top-level clk APIs;
>   * this will cause a nested prepare_lock mutex.
>   *
> - * Pre-change notifier callbacks will be passed the current, pre-change
> - * rate of the clk via struct clk_notifier_data.old_rate.  The new,
> - * post-change rate of the clk is passed via struct
> + * In all notification cases cases (pre, post and abort rate change) the
> + * original clock rate is passed to the callback via struct
> + * clk_notifier_data.old_rate and the new frequency is passed via struct
>   * clk_notifier_data.new_rate.
>   *
> - * Post-change notifiers will pass the now-current, post-change rate of
> - * the clk in both struct clk_notifier_data.old_rate and struct
> - * clk_notifier_data.new_rate.
> - *
> - * Abort-change notifiers are effectively the opposite of pre-change
> - * notifiers: the original pre-change clk rate is passed in via struct
> - * clk_notifier_data.new_rate and the failed post-change rate is passed
> - * in via struct clk_notifier_data.old_rate.
> - *
>   * clk_notifier_register() must be called from non-atomic context.
>   * Returns -EINVAL if called with null arguments, -ENOMEM upon
>   * allocation failure; otherwise, passes along the return value of
> -- 
> 1.8.5.3
> 
> 

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