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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4 resend] [x86] Add generic GPIO support to x86
On Friday 22 February 2008, Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> > +static inline int gpio_request(unsigned gpio, const char *label)
> > +{
> > +     return -EINVAL;
> Could we return -ENOSYS instead, so drivers will able to distinguish
> between "something really failed" and "there is no gpio support,
> fallback to other methods"? Without this, the notorious NAND driver
> will hardly benefit from this change. ;-)

Sure; that'll be gpio_request() and the gpio_direction_*() calls only
though, since those are the initial setup calls drivers make.

- Dave

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