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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] pin controller subsystem v7
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 10:10 PM, Stephen Warren <> wrote:

> ... hence I was surprised to see that you explicitly note that mapping a
> single device to multiple controllers was disallowed.

Actually it's easy to fix, I mainly wanted to keep that until we have
a solid usecase for it, it's just a few lines of code the day we
need it.

> Then again, if this need ever does arise, we should be able to just relax
> this restriction without causing any backwards-compatibility issues, so
> I don't see a specific need to change this now; I just thought I'd mention
> it so you're aware of what I'm thinking.

It was actually on my mind, I just wanted to keep down the feature
creep to what was absolutely needed for the pin controllers we're
facing in arch/arm/* today.

Linus Walleij

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