Re: [PATCH v3 2/6] iio: light: Add gain-time-scale helpers

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On Sun, Mar 12, 2023 at 05:08:48PM +0000, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Mar 2023 17:06:38 +0000
> Jonathan Cameron <jic23@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 6 Mar 2023 11:17:15 +0200
> > Matti Vaittinen <mazziesaccount@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> > Given most modern IIO drivers use fully devm_ based probing, for now I would not
> > expose anything else.  That will reduce the interface a lot which I think
> > is probably a good thing at this stage. 
> > 
> > Keep the non devm stuff internally though as it is a nice structure to have
> > an I can see we may want some of these in non devm form in the future.
> > 
> > Similarly - for now don't expose the individual table building functions
> > as we may never need them in drivers.  We (more or less) only support interfaces
> > that are used and so far they aren't.
> > 
> > For other functions it's worth thinking about whether to not export them
> > initially. I haven't been through them all to figure out what is not currently used.
> > 
> Ah. I forgot the tests that don't have a device so can't use devm.

Why not? I have seen, IIRC, test cases inside the kernel that fakes the device
for that.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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