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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gpiolib: Add comments explaining the _cansleep() WARN_ON()s
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 7:24 PM, Mark Brown
<> wrote:

> I've seen users getting very confused by the WARN_ON()s for can_sleep
> GPIOs in the atomic-safe paths, the discoverability of the non-atomic
> version of the API seems to be hampered by the fact that it's defined
> in a header file not the .c file where the warnings are.
> Add a couple of comments next to the warnings to help people on their
> way.


> +       /* Should be using gpio_get_value_cansleep() or a different GPIO */
>        WARN_ON(chip->can_sleep);

Actually I cannot parse the "or a different GPIO" part.

If this means that the user may be addressing the wrong GPIO pin,
then we could spell that out I presume, but maybe you are referring
to something else?

Linus Walleij
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