Re: [PATCH] spi: Add the flag indicate to registe new device as children of master or not.

From: Grant Likely
Date: Wed Dec 19 2012 - 15:35:10 EST

On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:04:16 +0000, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 04:44:03AM -0500, Jun Chen wrote:
> > This spi_alloc_device function will be called in the spi_new_device
> > function to alloc new device as the master. But other way, it is called
> > by the of_register_spi_devices function to register new device as the
> > children of the master. I will update changlog to add it.
> But why is this a bad thing? You've said what's happening but not why
> it's a problem.

spi_devices should always be children of the spi_master. If that is not
the case then it is a bug to be fixed.


Grant Likely, B.Sc, P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies, Ltd.
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