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    SubjectRe: [PULL-REQUEST] EXTCON Patches (Re: [PATCH v6 0/5] Introduce External Connector Class (extcon))
    On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:05:39AM +0900, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
    > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 2:45 AM, Mark Brown

    > > Don't know if anyone has a specific plan at the moment, though there's
    > > enough people care that I'd imagine it'll happen if Android decides to
    > > use this stuff.

    > > That said I don't see this as a blocker myself - it's more like an
    > > afternoon or whatever of work than a serious development effort to do
    > > the updates, but a similar thing applies to most of the Android
    > > userspace updates.

    > I'm not sure which Android kernel devide drivers are going to be upstreamed.

    There's a lot of things that are just generic functionality and aren't
    at all Android specific, a lot of which is already upstream but just not
    exporting the switch API but instead using other existing kernel APIs.

    > However, if the swtich device driver writers decide to keep the
    > functionality limited to the original Android switch class by not
    > providing cable names additionally, the changes will probably be
    > limited to ":s/switch/extcon/g" for API calls and struct name.

    For things like headphone detection the actual switch they're providing
    has issues too even just within the switch API - it's called "h2w" with
    magic values.
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