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Date:	Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:29:56 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	broonie@...nel.org
Cc:	jon@...gle.org, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	jringle@...dpoint.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] regmap: only call custom reg_update_bits() if reg
 is marked volatile

From: Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:57:22 +0100

> On Mon, Oct 05, 2015 at 09:29:31AM -0400, jon@...gle.org wrote:
>> From: Jon Ringle <jringle@...dpoint.com>
>> 
>> The only time that it makes sense to call a custom provided reg_update_bits
>> function, is the register being updated is one that has volatile bits.
>> Otherwise, the normal read/modify/write cycle (where the read is likely to
>> be free from the cache) will do just fine. This should keep the reg cache
>> intact, since volatile registers won't get cached anyway.
> 
> Dave, to be clear please do *not* apply this patch at least for the time
> being - I've not reviewed it or the one from Thursday that you applied
> this morning.

It's applied, it's pushed out to my tree, and therefore this will need to
be fixed up with a relative patch of some sort.

What you don't seem to understand is that my GIT tree is never rebased
or mangled because many people depend upon it.  So once a patch is
applied, that commit lives on forever.
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