Re: [PATCH 2/2] gpio/omap: add *remove* callback in platform_driver

From: Kevin Hilman
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 13:10:42 EST

Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> In the case of OMAP GPIO, unless it's an obvious fix, I would recommend
>> you wait at least until you see some acks/tested tags from any of
>> - Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@xxxxxx>
>> - Rajendra Nayak <rnayak@xxxxxx>
>> - Benoit Cousson <b-cousson@xxxxxx>
>> or Tony, Paul or myself.
> Instead of trying to store this information in my and Grants brains and
> us forgetting it, what about patching MAINTAINERS to reflect the fact
> instead? That's better I think, plus I use that file a lot.
>> For major series, I have been collecting/queueing them for Grant after
>> ensuring they have been well reviewed and well tested (although I am
>> eagerly hoping to hand off this role to someone else.)
> Listing it under your GIT tree in MAINTAINERS for this driver will make
> this work better I think.
> One path for OMAP GPIO patches, simple. It's obviously the
> ambiguity that cause the trouble. Then you can also decide
> on each cycle whether to send these to GPIO or ARM SoC
> etc.

Yeah, I understand the process, but I've been avoiding doing that
because, well, I don't want the job. I have been trying to get someone
else at TI to maintain this driver, but have not been successful.

So, until that happens, feel free to queue up the patch below.

Santosh, note that I've put you as co-maintainer of this driver.