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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/3] gpio: Get rid of duplicate of_node assignment in the drivers
On Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 2:13 PM Andy Shevchenko
<andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Dec 05, 2021 at 01:06:07AM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 2, 2021 at 10:17 PM Andy Shevchenko
> > <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > > GPIO library does copy the of_node from the parent device of
> > > the GPIO chip, there is no need to repeat this in the individual
> > > drivers. Remove these assignment all at once.
> > >
> > > For the details one may look into the of_gpio_dev_init() implementation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > This is definitely a patch in the right direction, as Bart says
> > it can be a bit dangerous, the outliers are those drivers that
> > assign the .dev to something completely different than the
> > the dev where the of_node is copied from.
>
> I carefully checked these all and this patch series is only for the cases
> when I'm sure it's the same device, which is used as parent, and its of_node
> supplied.
>
> > The idea was definitely always to only assign it in the core
> > *unless* there is a reason to have a completely different
> > of_node for some reason.
> >
> > > +++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rda.c
> > > @@ -240,8 +240,6 @@ static int rda_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > rda_gpio->chip.label = dev_name(dev);
> > > rda_gpio->chip.ngpio = ngpios;
> > > rda_gpio->chip.base = -1;
> > > - rda_gpio->chip.parent = dev;
> > > - rda_gpio->chip.of_node = np;
> >
> > Mention in the commit message that in this driver
> > you also drop the the .parent assignment because the
> > core will handle it.
>
> Okay, I will update it. Also I'll update to the last codebase (dunno if Bart
> is going to pull the IB from Lee where one of the drivers is gone: da53cc634cea
> ("gpio: bd70528 Drop BD70528 support").
>

I didn't plan to, just drop it from your patch.

Bart

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