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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gpio: add flags to export GPIOs when requesting
Hi Stephen,

On 11/16/2011 01:32 AM, Stephen Warren wrote:
> Denis Kuzmenko wrote at Tuesday, November 15, 2011 4:05 PM:
>> Hi Wolfram,
>> On 11/16/2011 12:44 AM, Wolfram Sang wrote:
>>
>> #define GPIOF_EXPORT (1 << 2)
>> #define GPIOF_EXPORT_DIR_CHANGEABLE (3 << 2)
>
> Then you won't have a single flag to check if the dir is changeable.
>
> Personally, I'd go for the two single-bit flags, and force boards to OR
> them together if they want the GPIO exported and with a changeable
> direction; just get rid of the two _DIR_ flags. That said, Wolfram's
> patch seems to follow the conventions already in the file.

Your truth.

> Dong Aisheng posted patch "gpio: introduce gpio_export_array to ease
> export for gpio arrays". Which should we pick; it doesn't seem like we
> need both mechanisms.

I vote for GPIOF_* variant (this one) since it can deal with different
settings for each gpio pin in array.

--
Best regards, Denis Kuzmenko.


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