Re: [PATCH 6/9] gpiolib: use descriptors internally

From: Grant Likely
Date: Sat Feb 09 2013 - 08:24:57 EST

On Sun, 3 Feb 2013 01:29:29 +0900, Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Make sure gpiolib works internally with descriptors and (chip, offset)
> pairs instead of using the global integer namespace. This prepares the
> ground for the removal of the global gpio_desc[] array and the
> introduction of the descriptor-based GPIO API.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@xxxxxxxxxx>

Despite Linus' comments, I've gone ahead and applied this. I think it is
a worthwhile change on its own and it feeds into the future work than
needs to be done. Any of the stuff he brought up can be addressed in
follow-on patches.


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