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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gpio: gpio-rcar: init at postcore level
Hello Ben,

On 02/23/2014 11:09 PM, Ben Dooks wrote:
> On 23/02/14 16:37, wrote:
>> From: Vladimir Barinov <>
>> This adds ability to use gpio API at board init_machine level.
>> F.e. it can be used in the following situation.
>> Many reference hardware has onboard switches that selects which
>> periferals
>> to connect to the system. The gpio input state from switches can be used
>> in choosing platform devices runtime in board code instead of
>> ifdefs/defconfig
>> changes.
> Firstly, anyone still using platform_devices to describe their
> system needs to be stopped. We cannot go on supporting this when
> our primary boot method is supposed to be device-tree. If we keep
> doing this then we will not get any of the current issues fixed.
Understand. I see that this is not a time for such changes.
Hope that the DT model will take into account such kind of situation in
the future.
> Will it impact the devicetree bindings on rcar?


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