Re: [PATCH 1/2] pinctrl: pinconf_generic: add utility functions foradd map/configs

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 14:27:24 EST

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 7:36 PM, Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 07/26/2013 04:15 AM, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
>> Some of pincontrol driver needs the utility function to create map
>> list. The utility function needed for adding mux, configs etc.

It is a noble goal to unify this and thank you *very* much for taking
it on.

> Which other drivers already contain this code? Are you planning on
> converting them over to use these new functions? The code looks
> familiar, so I assume it's just cut/paste from Tegra with some renames,
> so I didn't read it through in detail.
>> drivers/pinctrl/pinconf-generic.c | 105 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> include/linux/pinctrl/pinconf-generic.h | 52 +++++++++++++++
> I don't think those are the correct files for this code. Presumably
> there's no reason at all why a pinctrl driver that doesn't require
> CONFIG_GENERIC_PINCONF can't use these basic utility functions. Perhaps
> add a new pinctrl-utils file?

Agree with Stephen, we need to put this in a separate file, such at
pinctrl-dt.c or just put it into core.c.

Linus Walleij
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