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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] gpiolib: Add ability to get GPIO pin direction
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On Thu, 2011-01-06 at 13:54 -0600, Peter Tyser wrote:
> Add a new get_direction() function to the gpio_chip structure. This is
> useful so that the direction of a pin can be determined when its
> exported. Previously, the direction defaulted to 'in' regardless of the
> actual configuration of the GPIO pin which resulted in the 'direction'
> sysfs file often being incorrect.
>
> If a GPIO driver implements get_direction(), it is called in
> gpio_request() to set the initial direction of the pin accurately.

I see Grant was just added as a GPIO maintainer, so added him on CC.

Anything gating getting these 3 patches being picked up?

Thanks,
Peter



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