[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v2 8/8] [RFC] drm/ingenic: convert to component framework for jz4780 hdmi

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Aug 5 18:22:40 CEST 2021

Hi Paul,

> Am 05.08.2021 um 18:17 schrieb Paul Cercueil <paul at crapouillou.net>:
> Hi Nikolaus and Laurent,
> Le jeu., août 5 2021 at 18:07:20 +0200, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> a écrit :
>> Hi Laurent,
>>> Am 05.08.2021 um 17:04 schrieb Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart at ideasonboard.com>:
>>> Hi Nikolaus,
>>> Thank you for the patch.
>>> On Thu, Aug 05, 2021 at 04:07:57PM +0200, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>>>> This patch attempts to convert the ingenic-dw-hdmi driver
>>>> into a version that uses the component framework.
>>> Why ? What problem would this solve ?
>> Well, it was suggested in a v1 we did post several months ago. I have not
>> looked up by whom and do not exactly remember the reasons.
>> We now simply thought that it is common style since dome dw-hdmi drivers
>> make use of it but some others don't. And we got it working without.
>> If it is not needed/requested by anyone, we can drop it from v3 (or add later).
> I don't remember exactly TBH - the only reason to use a component is to have access to the main driver's "drm_device" structure. The IPU needs it for instance, to register planes; but I don't think this HDMI driver needs it as it registers a bridge.
> Cheers,
> -Paul

Ok, fine! We'll drop it and don't waste time.

BR and thanks,

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