Re: Arm sub architectures missing clk_round_rate()

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Sat Jun 08 2013 - 05:21:49 EST

On Sat, Jun 08, 2013 at 09:57:17AM +0100, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> At least one Arm subarch (pxa) does no provide an implementation of this
> function. As far as I can see there is no way for a driver wishing to use
> it to detect it's absence. This is marked in clk.h as being optional
> for 'Machine Class support'. Obvious solutions to this are:
> 1) It is effectively only usable by platform specific drivers as no
> more generic driver can know it is available. Perhaps even a stub that
> returns an appropriate error would be acceptable.
> 2) It is not as optional as the header implies and should always be implemented
> if the rest of the clk framework is.
> 3) There should be some means of detecting its absense so that drivers can
> be dependant on its presene.
> Which is the correct one?

The right answer is (2) now that we have things like the clk framework and
soo many users.
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