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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 11/14] power: supply: bq24190_charger: Get input_current_limit from our supplier

On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:04:59PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> On some devices the USB Type-C port power (USB PD 2.0) negotiation is
> done by a separate port-controller IC, while the current limit is
> controlled through another (charger) IC.
> It has been decided to model this by modelling the external Type-C
> power brick (adapter/charger) as a power-supply class device which
> supplies the charger-IC, with its voltage-now and current-max representing
> the negotiated voltage and max current draw.
> This commit adds support for this to the bq24190_charger driver by calling
> power_supply_set_input_current_limit_from_supplier helper if the
> "input-current-limit-from-supplier" device-property is set.
> Note this replaces the functionality to get the current-limit from an
> extcon device, which will be removed in a follow-up commit.

I'm fine with the general approach, but ...

> [...]
> + bdi->input_current_limit_from_supplier =
> + device_property_read_bool(dev,
> + "input-current-limit-from-supplier");
> [...]

I wonder if we actually need this. I think we can just enable it
unconditionally when we have a parent power supply providing the

-- Sebastian
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