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SubjectRe: [PATCH 23/23] Documentation: gpio: add documentation for gpio-mockup
On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 12:26:34PM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 11:59 AM Andy Shevchenko
> <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 04, 2020 at 08:15:59PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > On 9/4/20 8:45 AM, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > > +GPIO Testing Driver
> > > > +===================
> > > > +
> > > > +The GPIO Testing Driver (gpio-mockup) provides a way to create simulated GPIO
> > > > +chips for testing purposes. There are two ways of configuring the chips exposed
> > > > +by the module. The lines can be accessed using the standard GPIO character
> > > > +device interface as well as manipulated using the dedicated debugfs directory
> > > > +structure.
> > >
> > > Could configfs be used for this instead of debugfs?
> > > debugfs is ad hoc.
> >
> > Actually sounds like a good idea.
> >
>
> Well, then we can go on and write an entirely new mockup driver
> (ditching module params and dropping any backwards compatibility)
> because we're already using debugfs for line values.
>
> How would we pass the device properties to configfs created GPIO chips
> anyway? Devices seem to only be created using mkdir. Am I missing
> something?

Same way how USB composite works, no?

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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