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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] gpio: mt7621: support gpio-line-names property
On Sun, Jul 4, 2021 at 11:06 AM Sergio Paracuellos
<sergio.paracuellos@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 4, 2021 at 7:57 AM Sergio Paracuellos
> <sergio.paracuellos@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 3, 2021 at 9:36 PM Andy Shevchenko
> > <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jul 3, 2021 at 3:51 PM Sergio Paracuellos
> > > <sergio.paracuellos@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Jul 3, 2021 at 2:05 PM Sergio Paracuellos
> > > > <sergio.paracuellos@gmail.com> wrote:

...

> > > The below is closer to what I meant, yes. I have not much time to look
> > > into the details, but I don't have objections about what you suggested
> > > below. Additional comments there as well.
> >
> > Thanks for your time and review, Andy. Let's wait to see if Linus and
> > Bartosz are also ok with this approach.
> >
> > > > How about something like this?
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mt7621.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mt7621.c
> > > > index 82fb20dca53a..5854a9343491 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mt7621.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mt7621.c
> > > > @@ -241,6 +241,7 @@ mediatek_gpio_bank_probe(struct device *dev,
> > > > if (!rg->chip.label)
> > > > return -ENOMEM;
> > > >
> > > > + rg->chip.offset = bank * MTK_BANK_WIDTH;
> > > > rg->irq_chip.name = dev_name(dev);
> > > > rg->irq_chip.parent_device = dev;
> > > > rg->irq_chip.irq_unmask = mediatek_gpio_irq_unmask;
> > >
> > > Obviously it should be a separate patch :-)
> >
> > Of course :). I will include one separate patch per driver using the
> > custom set names stuff: gpio-mt7621 and gpio-brcmstb. I don't know if
> > any other one is also following that wrong pattern.
>
> What if each gpiochip inside the same driver has a different width? In
> such a case (looking into the code seems to be the case for
> 'gpio-brcmstb', since driver's calculations per base are aligned with
> this code changes but when it is assigned every line name is taking
> into account gpio bank's width variable... If the only "client" of
> this code would be gpio-mt7621 (or those where base and width of the
> banks is the same) I don't know if changing core code makes sense...

As far as I understood the problem, the driver (either broadcom one or
mediatek) uses one GPIO description from which it internally splits to
a few GPIO chips. GPIO chips are kinda independent in that sense,
correct? So, if you put the index / offset field per GPIO chip before
creation, the problem is solved. What did I miss?

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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