Re: [PATCH RESEND] gpio: of_get_named_gpio_flags() return-EPROBE_DEFER if GPIO not yet available

From: Alexandre Pereira da Silva
Date: Tue Jul 17 2012 - 14:30:42 EST

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 12:32 AM, Roland Stigge <stigge@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> of_get_named_gpio_flags() and of_get_named_gpio() return -EPROBE_DEFER if the
>> respective GPIO is not (yet) available. This is useful if driver's probe()
>> functions try to get a GPIO whose controller isn't probed yet. Thus, the driver
>> can be probed again later on.
>> The function still returns -EINVAL on other errors (parse error or node doesn't
>> exist). This way, the case of an optional/intentionally missing GPIO is handled
>> appropriately.
>> Signed-off-by: Roland Stigge <stigge@xxxxxxxxx>
> Patch applied, if all gpio stuff shall defer properly in v3.6 we need this
> so let's do some testing in -next!
> Would be nice to get some ACK besides my own...

You can add mine. I've been using this patch for quite some time now.

Acked-by: Alexandre Pereira da Silva <aletes.xgr@xxxxxxxxx>

> Yours,
> Linus Walleij
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