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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFT v2 09/17] regulator: fixed: Add over current event
On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 02:55:48PM +0200, Axel Haslam wrote:

> To be able to use regulator to handle the overcurrent pin, i need to be able
> to somehow retrieve the over current pin state from the regulator driver.

What makes you say that, none of the existing users need this?

> As i was trying your suggestion, i remembered why i thought i should use
> mode instead of status: Status seems to be for internal regulator driver use,
> there is no regulator_get_status, function and REGULATOR_STATUS_* are defined
> in driver.h and not in consumer.h as REGULATOR_MODE_*

> Would you be ok if i allow consumers to get the status via a new
> "regulator_get_status" call?

What would they do with this information that they can't do with the
existing error notification?
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