Re: [PATCH 8/8] atmel_serial: Kill at91_register_uart_fns

From: Haavard Skinnemoen
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 05:38:50 EST

On 28 Sep 2006 11:21:55 +0200
Andrew Victor <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> hi Haavard,
> > at91_register_uart_fns has no users as far as I can see. Let's get
> > rid of it.
> No. It is being used.
> This interface is used to register board-specific functions that can
> be use to control the serial port modem-control lines.
> For example, the AT91RM9200 only provides the full modem-control
> signals on USART1. If you need the modem-control signals for any of
> the other ports you need to drive some of the GPIO pins manually. So
> you need this hook back into your board-specific file to do that.

Ok, I sort of suspected that. But I can't see any users in the kernel
tree, so perhaps we should leave the name of the function alone too?
(i.e. just drop the patch)

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