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SubjectRe: [PATCH] GPIOLIB: add generic gpio_set_pull API
On 8/8/2011 3:57 PM, Kyungmin Park wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 3:24 AM, Grant Likely<> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 2:15 AM, Paul Mundt<> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 10:19:33PM -0700, Barry Song wrote:
>>>> Now there are many different implementations for GPIO pull configuration, for
>>>> example:
>>>> s3c_gpio_setpull()
>>>> tegra_pinmux_set_pullupdown()
>>>> chipcHw_setPinPullup()
>>>> gpio_pullup()
>>>> s3c2410_gpio_pullup()
>>>> This patch adds a new generic gpio_set_pull API so that all SoCs can have unified
>>>> codes.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Barry Song<>
>>> For arch/arm/mach-shmobile we also have gpio_pull_up() for board-g4evm.c
>>> and gpio_pull_down() for board-mackerel.c. Both of these would benefit
>>> from this sort of an API addition.
>> I think I'm okay with this API change. Linus, what say you? How does
>> this interact with your plans for pinctrl?
> If gpiolib accept the pullup control. gpiolib is better place to
> control gpio config.
> then remains are the gpio driver strength, and power down mode
> control. powerdown pull-up/down, powerdown in/out at samsung gpios.
If we add this API - the remaining gpio controls like drive strength and
function select could also be added, which eats into the pinmux domain.
Linus W. had a patch earlier which added an API for a gpio config to be
specified through gpiolib. " gpio: add a custom configuration mechanism
to gpiolib" which is sort of an extensible model of this API.

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