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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] regulator: Provide dummy supply support
    On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 11:03:56AM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote:
    > On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 06:27:21PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:

    > > As I think I said earlier I'd use the fixed regulator for this, all
    > > Sascha's actually doing here is adding a wrapper to simplify
    > > registration of that.

    > There's one difference between the fixed and the dummy regulator though:
    > The fixed regulator has a voltage. The same dummy regulator instance can

    No, the voltage is optional.

    > be used for all devices which do not have a software controllable
    > regulator. I think the same can be done with the fixed regulator aswell,
    > but the bogus voltage showing up in the sysfs entry might be confusing
    > to users.

    I don't think that's a meaningful issue, any in any case it'd be better
    practice to fill it in so devices can use the information if they want
    to (which really shouldn't be hard

    > Another approach to this topic would be to allow a board to explicitely
    > bind to the existing dummy regulator, like the following (error path
    > should of course be implemented before applying this)

    If you know you've got a fixed voltage supply I don't understand why you
    wouldn't want to set one up. There clearly is an actual supply in the

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