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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/11] net: phylink: switch to using fwnode_gpiod_get_index()
On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 10:39:14AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:25:14PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:52:08AM -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > Instead of fwnode_get_named_gpiod() that I plan to hide away, let's use
> > > the new fwnode_gpiod_get_index() that mimics gpiod_get_index(), bit
> > > works with arbitrary firmware node.
> >
> > I'm wondering if it's possible to step forward and replace
> > fwnode_get_gpiod_index by gpiod_get() / gpiod_get_index() here and
> > in other cases in this series.
>
> No, those require a struct device, but we have none. There are network
> drivers where there is a struct device for the network complex, but only
> DT nodes for the individual network interfaces. So no, gpiod_* really
> doesn't work.

In the following patch the node is derived from struct device. So, I believe
some cases can be handled differently.

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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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