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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/10] mach-u300: rewrite gpio driver, move to drivers/gpio
    On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 04:18:56PM -0500, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
    > On Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:12 PM, Sascha Hauer wrote:
    > > On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 09:56:32PM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
    > >> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 02:21:27PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
    > >>> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@freescale.com> wrote:
    > >>>
    > >>>> I start working on moving mxs gpio (arch/arm/mach-mxs/gpio.c) into
    > >>>> driver/gpio, and I see the possibility to go a different approach
    > >>>> from U300 one posted here.
    > >>>
    > >>> I've tried to figure out what relation the mail has to the U300 driver
    > >>> but cannot find any, more than that it's moving a driver... Please
    > >>> start a new mail thread.
    > >>>
    > >> I will post mxs-gpio driver once I get it done. Then please review
    > >> the code and see the difference between mxs-gpio and u300-gpio,
    > >> though these hardwares have something in common.
    > >
    > > I'm pretty sure they have something in common and even more that *all*
    > > gpio drivers have something in common. I wonder if it really makes sense
    > > to move the gpio driver to drivers/gpio without creating a common
    > > mmio_gpio_chip beforehand. This can't be very hard.
    >
    > Jamie Iles (cc'ed) posted some patches that extended the basic_mmio_gpio
    > driver so that it could be used as a library by other gpio drivers.
    >
    > Jamie, could you re-post that series to the linux-arm-kernel list for
    > review?

    Grant has applied these patches but I've put them in a public branch if
    that's OK rather than reposting:

    git://github.com/jamieiles/linux-2.6-ji.git gpio

    Jamie


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