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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 05/25] leds: core: Add support for composing LED class device names
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Jacek

On 3/31/19 12:54 PM, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
> Add generic support for composing LED class device name basing on
> fwnode_handle data. The function composes device name according to
> either a new <color:function> pattern or the legacy
> <devicename:color:function> pattern. The decision on using the
> particular pattern is made basing on whether fwnode contains new
> "function" and "color" properties, or the legacy "label" proeprty.
>
> Backward compatibility with in-driver hard-coded LED class device
> names is assured thanks to the default_label and led_hw_name properties
> of newly introduced struct led_init_data.
>
> In case none of the aforementioned properties was found, then, for OF
> nodes, the node name is adopted for LED class device name.
>
> At the occassion of amending the Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt
> unify spelling: colour -> color.
>
> Alongside these changes added is a new tool - tools/leds/get_led_device_info.sh.
> The tool allows retrieving details of a LED class device's parent device,
> which proves that getting rid of a devicename section from LED name pattern
> is justified since this information is already available in sysfs.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>
> Cc: Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@linaro.org>
> Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
> Cc: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
> Cc: Daniel Mack <daniel@zonque.org>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> Cc: Oleh Kravchenko <oleg@kaa.org.ua>
> Cc: Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Simon Shields <simon@lineageos.org>
> ---
> Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt | 27 +++++++++--
> drivers/leds/led-class.c | 29 ++++++++++--
> drivers/leds/led-core.c | 96 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/leds.h | 43 ++++++++++++++++++
> tools/leds/get_led_device_info.sh | 81 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 5 files changed, 270 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> create mode 100755 tools/leds/get_led_device_info.sh
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt b/Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt
> index 8b39cc6b03ee..11e19c3c2e4d 100644
> --- a/Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/leds/leds-class.txt
> @@ -43,14 +43,35 @@ LED Device Naming
>
> Is currently of the form:
>
> -"devicename:colour:function"
> -
> -There have been calls for LED properties such as colour to be exported as
> +"color:function"
> +
> +There might be still LED class drivers around using "devicename:color:function"
> +naming pattern, but the "devicename" section is now deprecated since it used
> +to convey information that was already available in the sysfs, like product
> +name. There is a tool (tools/leds/get_led_device_info.sh) available for
> +retrieving that information per a LED class device.
> +
> +Associations with other devices, like network ones, should be defined
> +via LED trigger mechanism. This approach is applied by some of wireless
> +network drivers that create triggers dynamically and incorporate phy
> +name into the trigger name. On the other hand input subsystem offers LED - input
> +bridge (drivers/input/input-leds.c) for exposing keyboard LEDs as LED class
> +devices. The get_led_device_info.sh script has support for retrieving related
> +input device node name. Should it support discovery of associations between
> +LEDs and other subsystems, please don't hesitate to submit a relevant patch.
> +
> +There have been calls for LED properties such as color to be exported as
> individual led class attributes. As a solution which doesn't incur as much
> overhead, I suggest these become part of the device name. The naming scheme
> above leaves scope for further attributes should they be needed. If sections
> of the name don't apply, just leave that section blank.
>
> +Please also keep in mind that LED subsystem has a protection against LED name
> +conflict. It adds numerical suffix (e.g. "_1", "_2", "_3" etc.) to the requested
> +LED class device name in case it is already in use. In order to prevent LED core
> +from assigning these suffixes in an arbitrary order the led-enumerator fwnode
> +property can be used for differentiation of LEDs that share common function
> +and/or color. In this case enumerators will be prepended with "-" character.
>
> Brightness setting API
> ======================
> diff --git a/drivers/leds/led-class.c b/drivers/leds/led-class.c
> index 2f09156b0c63..bfd46a9bba63 100644
> --- a/drivers/leds/led-class.c
> +++ b/drivers/leds/led-class.c
> @@ -26,6 +26,18 @@
>
> static struct class *leds_class;
>
> +const char *led_colors[LED_COLOR_ID_COUNT] = {
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_WHITE] = "white",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_RED] = "red",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_GREEN] = "green",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_BLUE] = "blue",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_AMBER] = "amber",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_VIOLET] = "violet",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_YELLOW] = "yellow",
> + [LED_COLOR_ID_IR] = "ir",
> +};
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(led_colors);
> +

Why is this exported when it is only used here?

I can re-use this array for the multi color framework so I don't oppose it being exported.

Reviewed-by: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>

Dan

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