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Date:   Sun, 4 Jun 2017 18:00:02 +0300
From:   Mika Westerberg <>
To:     Lukas Wunner <>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Andreas Noever <>,
        Michael Jamet <>,
        Yehezkel Bernat <>,
        Amir Levy <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,,,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 06/27] thunderbolt: Rework capability handling

On Sun, Jun 04, 2017 at 03:52:29PM +0200, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 02, 2017 at 05:05:03PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > Organization of the capabilities in switches and ports is not so random
> > after all. Rework the capability handling functionality so that it
> > follows how capabilities are organized and provide two new functions
> > (tb_switch_find_vsec_cap() and tb_port_find_cap()) which can be used to
>                   ^^^^^^^^
> I assume VSEC is the same acronym as in the PCIe spec, so this naming
> scheme results in "vendor specific extended capability capability",
> which is maybe a bit odd.

AFAIK it comes from Vendor SpEcifiC but I'm not 100% sure ;-) The Alpine
Ridge datasheet calls it also VSEC capability which is why we chose the
naming accordingly.

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