Re: [PATCH RFC] clk: Introduce userspace clock driver

From: Mark Brown
Date: Thu May 16 2013 - 14:22:11 EST

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 09:23:03PM -0700, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> On 05/11/2013 07:21 AM, Mark Brown wrote:

> >It's much harder when it's in the standard kernel and there's no contact
> >with some of the users. I've pushed back pretty strongly on some of
> >your equivalent stuff for regulators for this reason.

> Agreed. I don't really keep up with what's going on with the MSM regulators.

> But at some point, I'll start requesting for this for debugfs. It's
> terribly handy to debug power issues, run unit tests and for debug
> sessions (debugfs. So, clearly!).

Sure, it's handy for debugging - but it's also far too handy for writing
silly things in userspace which isn't something we want to encourage.

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