[PATCH 0/4] staging: iio: ad7150: improve driver readability

Jonathan Cameron jic23 at kernel.org
Sun May 5 13:05:10 UTC 2019


On Sat, 4 May 2019 14:12:22 +0300
Alexandru Ardelean <ardeleanalex at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 1:24 AM Melissa Wen <melissa.srw at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > This patchset solves readability issues in AD7150 code, such as clarify
> > register and mask definition, fashion improvement of mask uses, reduce
> > tedious operation and useless comments.
> >  
> 
> Hey,
> 
> Two patches seem a bit noisy/un-needed.
> The other 2 are fine from me.
> 
> This driver does need some work to move it out of staging.
> I am not sure what would be a big blocker for it, other than maybe it
> needs a device-tree binding doc (in YAML format).
> Maybe Jonathan remembers.
> 
> Some other low-hanging-fruit ideas would be:
> 1) remove the code for platform_data ; that one seems forgotten from
> some other time; the interrupts should be coming from device-tree,
> from the i2c bindings
> 2) you could do a AD7150_EVENT_SPEC() macro (similar to
> AD7150_TIMEOUT() macro) and use it in the ad7150_events[] list; that
> would reduce a few lines
> 3) similar to 2), you could do a AD7150_CHANNEL(x) macro ;
> 4) in ad7150_event_handler() the checks could be wrapped into a macro,
> or maybe some function ; i am referring to "(int_status &
> AD7150_STATUS_OUT1) && (chip->old_state & AD7150_STATUS_OUT1)" checks
> ; those seem to be repeated
> 5) add of_match_table to the driver
> 
> I (now) suspect that the reason this driver is still in staging is this comment:
> /* Timeouts not currently handled by core */
> 
> I wonder if things changed since then ?
> If not, it would be interesting to implement it in core.
Hmm. Timeouts are 'unusual' to put it lightly.
I'm thinking the ABI needs to perhaps be more specific but not sure what
a good naming is.

Otherwise, I just took a quick look and can't see anything much else
that needs doing.  Obviously something might come up in a thorough
review prior to moving it though!

Jonathan
> 
> Thanks
> Alex
> 
> 
> > Melissa Wen (4):
> >   staging: iio: ad7150: organize registers definition
> >   staging: iio: ad7150: use FIELD_GET and GENMASK
> >   staging: iio: ad7150: simplify i2c SMBus return treatment
> >   staging: iio: ad7150: clean up of comments
> >
> >  drivers/staging/iio/cdc/ad7150.c | 102 ++++++++++++++-----------------
> >  1 file changed, 47 insertions(+), 55 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > 2.20.1
> >  



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