Re: [PATCH] i2c: Split I2C_M_NOSTART support out of I2C_FUNC_PROTOCOL_MANGLING

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On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 08:36:17PM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:

> This is all correct, but it should be documented in
> Documentation/i2c/i2c-protocol. At the moment documentation still says
> that I2C_M_NOSTART is a weird protocol quirk nobody should be using.

> When you update the documentation, I think it is important to stress
> that there are now two use cases of I2C_M_NOSTART. If direction
> changes, it is a rarely needed protocol quirk. If direction doesn't
> change, it is used for buffer gathering.

Hrm, actually rereading the documentation it wasn't all that clear that
these were particularly disrecommended - it just mentioned that the
flags existed and might be needed.  I strengthened the documentation
here as well.

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