Re: [PATCH v6 0/4] Runtime Interpreted Power Sequences

From: Alex Courbot
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 02:40:12 EST

On Thursday 13 September 2012 14:25:53 Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 03:23:06PM +0900, Alex Courbot wrote:
> > I understand the logic behind handling powering sequences in the device
> > driver, but as we discussed for some classes of devices this might just
> > not
> > scale. I don't know how many different panels (each with different
> > powering
> It would be sensible to make sure that the framework is done in such a
> way that drivers can use it - there will be drivers (perhaps not display
> ones) that have a known power sequence and which could benefit from the
> ability to use library code to implement it based on the user simply
> supplying named resources.

Not sure I understand what you mean, but things should be working this way
already - regulators and PWMs are acquired by name using the standard
regulator_get() and pwm_get() functions. GPIOs do not, AFAIK, have a way to be
referenced by name so their number is used instead.


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