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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:26:05 +0100
From:   Wolfram Sang <wsa@...nel.org>
To:     Mikko Perttunen <cyndis@...si.fi>
Cc:     Mikko Perttunen <mperttunen@...dia.com>, thierry.reding@...il.com,
        jonathanh@...dia.com, talho@...dia.com, linux-i2c@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Muhammed Fazal <mfazale@...dia.com>, stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] i2c: tegra-bpmp: ignore DMA safe buffer flag


> > I wonder if bailing out on an unknown flag shouldn't be revisited in
> > general? I mean this will happen again when a new I2C_M_* flag is
> > introduced.
> > 
> 
> If it's guaranteed that any new flags are optional to handle by the driver,
> than that is certainly better. I'll post a v3 with that approach.

If there will be a new flag, it is highly likely that it will handle
some corner case which only gets applied when there is a I2C_FUNC_* flag
guarding it. If the new flag turns out to be mandatory, the (poor)
author needs to check with all existing drivers anyhow.


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