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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] ARM: ks8695: move gpio code back into platform
On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 10:27 PM Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:

> Properly splitting this out into a portable driver is
> hard, as the gpio code tightly interacts with the irqchip
> code. Give up and move it back to its original location,
> but make the headers private in the process.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

I bet a million to one it "just" needs to be reworked into a hierarchical
interrupt controller with the GPIO at the level below the irqchip adding
level semantics.

I did provide an example of how to do this in the ixp4xx patchset, but
if you don't have the hardware at hand I would not recommend trying

With the goal of getting a better build for ARM32 maintenance I
think this is a lesser evil, so:
Acked-by: Linus Walleij <>

Linus Walleij

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