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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] gpiolib: allow line names from device props to override driver names
On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 11:00 PM Peter Rosin <> wrote:
> Some GPIO providers set names for GPIO lines that match the names of
> the pins on the SoC, or variations on that theme. These names are
> generic more often that not, such as pioC12 in the at91 case. These
> generic names block the possibility to set more useful GPIO line
> names with device properties (i.e. gpio-line-names).
> Allow overriding a generic name given by the GPIO driver if there is
> a name given to the GPIO line using device properties, but leave the
> generic name alone if no better name is available.
> However, there is a risk. If user space is depending on the above
> mentioned fixed GPIO names, AND there are device properties that
> previously did not reach the surface, the name change might cause
> regressions. But hopefully this stays below the radar...
> Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Tested-by: Alexander Dahl <>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Rosin <>
> ---

Applied, thanks!


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