[PATCH] i2c: new driver for ds1337 RTC

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Apr 7 23:18:39 CEST 2005


On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 04:28:04PM +0200, Ladislav Michl wrote:
> Here is yet another patch this time fixes only.
> CHANGELOG:
> * use i2_tranfer function instead of adapter->algo->master_xfer, so
>   we have proper bus locking.
> * BCD2BIN and BIN2BCD are proper macros to use here, see linux/bcd.h
> * Move NULL argument checking from get/set date functions to
>   ds1337_command function, so it is only at one place. Note that other
>   drivers do not this checking at all and I think it is pointess,
>   because you have to know that you are passing struct rtc_time anyway.
> * dev_dbg should probably print info about device driver we are
>   debugging so client->dev looks as better choice than
>   client->adapter->dev.

Jean's point is that you should send an individual patch for each type
of individual change.  It's ok to say "patch 3 requires you to have
applied patches 1 and 2" and so on.  Please split this up better.

thanks,

greg k-h



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