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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Pierre-Louis Bossart <pierre-louis.bossart@linux.intel.com>
Cc: alsa-devel@alsa-project.org, tiwai@suse.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, liam.r.girdwood@linux.intel.com,
	vkoul@kernel.org, broonie@kernel.org,
	srinivas.kandagatla@linaro.org, jank@cadence.com,
	joe@perches.com, Sanyog Kale <sanyog.r.kale@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/7] soundwire: add Slave sysfs support
Date: Mon, 6 May 2019 17:19:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190506151953.GA13178@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <c675ea60-5bfa-2475-8878-c589b8d20b32@linux.intel.com>

On Mon, May 06, 2019 at 09:42:35AM -0500, Pierre-Louis Bossart wrote:
> > > +
> > > +int sdw_sysfs_slave_init(struct sdw_slave *slave)
> > > +{
> > > +	struct sdw_slave_sysfs *sysfs;
> > > +	unsigned int src_dpns, sink_dpns, i, j;
> > > +	int err;
> > > +
> > > +	if (slave->sysfs) {
> > > +		dev_err(&slave->dev, "SDW Slave sysfs is already initialized\n");
> > > +		err = -EIO;
> > > +		goto err_ret;
> > > +	}
> > > +
> > > +	sysfs = kzalloc(sizeof(*sysfs), GFP_KERNEL);
> > 
> > Same question as patch 1, why a new device?
> 
> yes it's the same open. In this case, the slave devices are defined at a
> different level so it's also confusing to create a device to represent the
> slave properties. The code works but I am not sure the initial directions
> are correct.

You can just make a subdir for your attributes by using the attribute
group name, if a subdirectory is needed just to keep things a bit more
organized.

Otherwise, you need to mess with having multiple "types" of struct
device all associated with the same bus.  It is possible, and not that
hard, but I don't think you are doing that here.

thnaks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-06 15:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 43+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-04  1:00 [RFC PATCH 0/7] soundwire: add sysfs and debugfs support Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 1/7] soundwire: Add sysfs support for master(s) Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  6:52   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 16:43     ` [alsa-devel] " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-07  2:24     ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-07  5:27       ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-07  5:54         ` Greg KH
2019-05-07 11:03           ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-07 11:19             ` Greg KH
2019-05-07 22:49               ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-08  7:46                 ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-08  9:16                   ` Greg KH
2019-05-08 16:42                     ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-08 16:59                       ` Greg KH
     [not found]                         ` <0b8d5238-6894-e2b4-5522-28636e40dd63@linux.intel.com>
2019-05-09  4:26                           ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-09 18:18                           ` Greg KH
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 2/7] soundwire: add Slave sysfs support Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  6:54   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 14:42     ` [alsa-devel] " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-06 15:19       ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-05-06 16:22         ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-06 16:46           ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-07  5:19             ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-07 13:54               ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-08  7:40                 ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-08 16:51                   ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 3/7] ABI: testing: Add description of soundwire master sysfs files Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  6:53   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 16:24   ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 4/7] ABI: testing: Add description of soundwire slave " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 5/7] soundwire: add debugfs support Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  7:03   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 14:48     ` [alsa-devel] " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-06 16:38       ` Vinod Koul
2019-05-06 16:54         ` Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-07  5:56         ` Greg KH
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 6/7] soundwire: cadence_master: add debugfs register dump Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  7:03   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 14:50     ` [alsa-devel] " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  7:04   ` Greg KH
2019-05-04  1:00 ` [RFC PATCH 7/7] soundwire: intel: " Pierre-Louis Bossart
2019-05-04  7:04   ` Greg KH
2019-05-06 14:51     ` [alsa-devel] " Pierre-Louis Bossart

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