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Date:	Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:37:44 +0100
From:	Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:	Octavian Purdila <octavian.purdila@...el.com>
Cc:	gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, linus.walleij@...aro.org,
	gnurou@...il.com, wsa@...-dreams.de, sameo@...ux.intel.com,
	arnd@...db.de, johan@...nel.org, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-gpio@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org, daniel.baluta@...el.com,
	laurentiu.palcu@...el.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] mfd: add support for Diolan DLN-2 devices

On Sat, 30 Aug 2014, Octavian Purdila wrote:

> This patch implements the USB part of the Diolan USB-I2C/SPI/GPIO
> Master Adapter DLN-2. Details about the device can be found here:
> 
> https://www.diolan.com/i2c/i2c_interface.html.
> 
> Information about the USB protocol can be found in the Programmer's
> Reference Manual [1], see section 1.7.
> 
> Because the hardware has a single transmit endpoint and a single
> receive endpoint the communication between the various DLN2 drivers
> and the hardware will be muxed/demuxed by this driver.
> 
> Each DLN2 module will be identified by the handle field within the DLN2
> message header. If a DLN2 module issues multiple commands in parallel
> they will be identified by the echo counter field in the message header.
> 
> The DLN2 modules can use the dln2_transfer() function to issue a
> command and wait for its response. They can also register a callback
> that is going to be called when a specific event id is generated by
> the device (e.g. GPIO interrupts). The device uses handle 0 for
> sending events.
> 
> [1] https://www.diolan.com/downloads/dln-api-manual.pdf

MFD is not a dumping ground for misfit h/w.  Almost all of this code
looks like it belongs in drivers/usb.  Please move it there.

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