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SubjectRe: [PATCH] regulator: Add GPIO enable control to fixed voltage regulator driver
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On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 4:34 PM, Mark
Brown<broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 03:25:36PM +0200, pHilipp Zabel wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Mark
>> Brown<broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
>
>> > This isn't needed, just use an invalid GPIO value (zero or less).
>
>> Negative only, actually. Zero itself is a valid GPIO number (which is
>> a bit unfortunate because if you forget to initialize .gpio, it will
>> default to GPIO #0).
>
>> If you drop .use_gpio_control, use gpio_is_valid(data->gpio) for this check:
>
> Feh, better print a warning for GPIO 0 for at least a kernel release.
> Fortunately we've got no mainline users of fixed voltage regulators.
>

I think most architectures start their GPIO numbering from 0.
By 'a release', do you mean next Kernel release will be indexing GPIOs from 1?

>> > Same comment as above with regard to the error message. ?It would be
>> > nice to have the default state passed in as platform data if you can't
>> > read it back to help avoid bouncing supplies at startup. ?IIRC
>> > gpio_get_value() will generally take a good stab at giving the current
>> > state no matter if the GPIO is input our output but I'd need to check.
>
>> I think this is not clearly defined in the GPIO API document, so it
>> could be architecture dependent.
>
> It's not particularly; having checked gpiolib just passes this straight
> through to the underlying driver.  Since they'd have to go out of their
> way to do something unconstructive it should be safe to do the read and
> we can worry about problem cases if they crop up.
>
>> > If you mark the comments with /** they'll get picked up by kerneldoc.
>
>> Maybe following the style in Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt
>> would be worthwhile, then.
>
> Indeed.
>

Taken other suggestions for v2. Thanks Mark and Philipp.
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