Re: [PATCH 0/4] dmaengine redux continued

From: Guennadi Liakhovetski
Date: Thu Dec 04 2008 - 03:51:24 EST

Hi Dan,

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, Dan Williams wrote:

> Here are a few more dmaengine cleanups targeted for 2.6.29. The bulk of the
> change is fixing the dmaengine sysfs implementation.
> It has been pushed out to the 'upstream' tree of async_tx.git[1] and will move
> to -next shortly.
> ---
> Dan Williams (4):
> dmaengine: bump initcall level to arch_initcall
> dmaengine: advertise all channels on a device to dma_filter_fn
> dmaengine: use idr for registering dma device numbers
> dmaengine: add a release for dma class devices and dependent infrastructure

What about the last hunk from the patch at

? Can we add this tx_free pointer? Would you like me to submit it as a
separate patch? I'd like to be able to reuse tx-descriptors in clients, so
I then have to explicitly release them in the dmaengine device
(controller) driver.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer
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