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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/2] extcon: Inform the state of both ID and VBUS pin for USB
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Hi, 

On Thu, 2015-05-28 at 17:23 +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> +Peter & Li,
>
> Ivan,
>
> On 28/05/15 11:45, Ivan T. Ivanov wrote:
> > Hi Chanwoo,
> >
> > On Wed, 2015-05-27 at 21:15 +0900, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
> > > Previously, I discussed how to inform the changed state of both ID
> > > and VBUS pin for USB connector on patch-set[1].
> > > [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/4/2/310
> > >
> > > So, this patch adds the extcon_set_cable_line_state() function to inform
> > > the additional state of external connectors without additional register/
> > > unregister functions. This function uses the existing notifier chain
> > > which is registered by extcon_register_notifier() / extcon_register_interest().
> > >
> > > The extcon_set_cable_line_state() can inform the new state of both
> > > ID and VBUS pin state through extcon_set_cable_line_state().
> > >
> > > For exmaple:
> > > - On extcon-usb-gpio.c as extcon provider driver as following:
> > > static void usb_extcon_detect_cable(struct work_struct *work)
> > > {
> > > ...
> > > /* check ID and update cable state */
> > > id = gpiod_get_value_cansleep(info->id_gpiod);
> > > if (id) {
> > > extcon_set_cable_state_(info->edev, EXTCON_USB_HOST, false);
> > > extcon_set_cable_state_(info->edev, EXTCON_USB, true);
> > >
> > > extcon_set_cable_line_state(info->edev, EXTCON_USB,
> > > EXTCON_USB_ID_HIGH);
> >
> > I am getting more and more confused :-). Why EXTCON_USB is now used for ID notifications?
> > It should be EXTCON_USB_HOST, no? Why we need another function, framework already have
> > required information from the function one line above, do I miss something?
>
> This is because the existing EXTCON_USB_HOST and EXTCON_USB do not capture all
> the 4 states of ID and VBUS pins that we need for a real USB driver to work.

Are they any producers or consumers of "USB-HOST" and "USB" which are using these
for anything different than ID and VBUS state tracking, except the user space?
If not, could we just rename in kernel definitions, keeping user space notification
strings and be done?

Regadrs,
Ivan


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