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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/5] gpiolib: Add support for gpiochipN-based table lookup
Hi Linus,

On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 3:23 PM Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 4:18 PM Geert Uytterhoeven
> <geert+renesas@glider.be> wrote:
>
> > Currently GPIO controllers can only be referred to by label in GPIO
> > lookup tables.
> >
> > Add support for looking them up by "gpiochipN" name, with "N" the
> > corresponding GPIO device's ID number.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> > Reviewed-by: Ulrich Hecht <uli+renesas@fpond.eu>
> > Reviewed-by: Eugeniu Rosca <erosca@de.adit-jv.com>
> > Tested-by: Eugeniu Rosca <erosca@de.adit-jv.com>
>
> Just like with patch 2/5 I have the same problem here that
> the commit message doesn't state the technical reason why
> we need to change this and support the device name in these
> tables and not just labels.

As these "gpiochipN" names are not stable, I will drop this patch, and
the related support.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert


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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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