Re: [PATCH 2/3] ARM: AT91: IIO: Add AT91 ADC driver.

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Hi Arnd,

On 17/01/2012 18:35, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 16 January 2012, Maxime Ripard wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>
>> Cc: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <plagnioj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Patrice Vilchez <patrice.vilchez@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Jonathan Cameron <jic23@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Marek Vasut <marek.vasut@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> 
> I think I reviewed this driver before, but I don't remember any of the
> details I may have complained about. I assume everything was fixed,
> since the driver looks good in this version ;-)

You did, and as far as I remember, you did not complained much. but
actually, I've rewritten a large enough part of this driver to make the
Acked-by you gave at the time at best outdated. That's why I dropped all
the SoB and friends to a Cc.

I mentionned it in the cover letter, but I forgot to Cc you one that one
too, my bad...

> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> 
> Two general comments:
> 
> * Please add a changeset description (i.e. thetext above your
> Signed-off-by: line) for every patch you do. Just read a few
> dozen patches that get posted to lkml to get a feeling for
> what would be useful to have in there. For a new driver, it
> would be helpful to know what hardware uses this driver and
> what the device does there.

Ok, will do.

> * Over time, we will get stricter in requiring device tree
> bindings for new platform devices, to replace platform_data
> where appropriate. It's not required yet, but it would be nice
> to describe the long-term plan in submissions that add new
> platform_data but no device tree bindings.

The main point of rewriting a part of it was exactly to make the
transition to device-tree and single kernel image easier when the time
comes.

Maxime

-- 
Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
http://free-electrons.com

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