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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 6/6] gpio: uniphier: add UniPhier GPIO controller driver
On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Masahiro Yamada
<yamada.masahiro@socionext.com> wrote:

> This GPIO controller device is used on UniPhier SoCs.
>
> It also serves as an interrupt controller, but interrupt signals are
> just delivered to the parent irqchip without any latching or OR'ing.
> This is implemented by using hierarchy IRQ domain.
>
> Implementation note:
> Unfortunately, the IRQ mapping from this controller to the parent is
> random. (48, 49, ..., 63, 154, 155, ...)
> If "interrupts" property is used, IRQ resources may be statically
> allocated when platform devices are populated from DT. This can be
> a problem for the hierarchy IRQ domain because IRQ allocation must
> happen from the outer-most domain up to the root domain in order to
> build up the stacked IRQ. (https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/7/6/758)
> Solutions to work around it could be to hard-code parent hwirqs or
> to invent a driver-specific DT property.
>
> Here, the new API irq_domain_push_irq() was merged by v4.14-rc1.
> It allows to add irq_data to the existing hierarchy. It will help
> to make this driver work whether the parent has already initialized
> the hierarchy or not.
>
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
> ---
>
> Changes in v4:
> - Add COMPILE_TEST and select IRQ_DOMAIN_HIERARCHY
> - Reimplement irqchip part by using irq_domain_push_irq()

Awesome improvement. There was a build error and I also
would like David Daney to have a look at this so we know we
use things the right way, but overall I am happy after this
so I hope I will be able to apply next version.

Yours,
Linus Walleij

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