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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix bogus use of rc = alloc_chrdev_region()
    On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
    > On Tuesday 14 June 2011 18:23:50 Grant Likely wrote:
    >> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
    >>
    >> > On the topic of drivers/char/{nsc_gpio,pc8736x_gpio,scx200_gpio}, I wonder
    >> > if we should move them to drivers/gpio/nsc_gpio despite the fact that they
    >> > use a different (older) interface than all the other gpio drivers.
    >>
    >> I have no problem with moving them into drivers/gpio.  When you do,
    >> please rename then drivers/gpio/gpio-*.c
    >
    > Ok. Should they be in a subdirectory drivers/gpio/nsc_gpio/gpio_* for the
    > nonstandard API or do you prefer them to live amongst the regular ones?
    >

    converting these to gpiolib has been on my list for a while, but
    pretty far down.
    Moving them is an easy 1st step.
    Once theyre converted, I guess they belong with the others,
    but its easy to move them again when the convert is done.
    preference ?

    >        Arnd
    >
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