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SubjectRE: [PATCH 0/3] pinctrl: move the core per-device handlers to core
Linus Walleij wrote at Monday, February 13, 2012 12:48 PM:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 7:18 AM, Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com> wrote:
>
> > I'll probably want to rework the 3 patches your changes break anyway (in
> > order to completely remove use of board-*-pinmux.c when booting from DT,
> > once I write the DT code) and so you may as well not apply them, just
> > the driver itself. It'll save some churn.
>
> OK will that happen for this merge window or is the driver going to sit
> unused for the 3.4 cycle?
>
> I'm mainly thinking if the underlying driver may be subject to change I
> could just keep it out-of-tree, unless you want it merged in for some
> practical reason, then I'll just merge it.

IIRC, people hoped that the common pinctrl bindings would make it into
3.4. If that happens, the driver won't be unused in 3.4.

I don't foresee any changes to the driver except those driven by any
changes to the core pinctrl itself, so I don't foresee any need to keep
it out of tree.

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