On Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 10:05:14AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote: > Hi all, > > this is another attempt to make sure the dma_mask pointer is always > initialized for platform devices. Not doing so lead to lots of > boilerplate code, and makes platform devices different from all our > major busses like PCI where we always set up a dma_mask. In the long > run this should also help to eventually make dma_mask a scalar value > instead of a pointer and remove even more cruft. > > The bigger blocker for this last time was the fact that the usb > subsystem uses the presence or lack of a dma_mask to check if the core > should do dma mapping for the driver, which is highly unusual. So we > fix this first. Note that this has some overlap with the pending > desire to use the proper dma_mmap_coherent helper for mapping usb > buffers. The first two patches from this series should probably > go into 5.3 and then uses as the basis for the decision to use > dma_mmap_coherent.
I've taken the first 2 patches for 5.3-final. Given that patch 3 needs to be fixed, I'll wait for a respin of these before considering them. thanks, greg k-h