Re: [PATCH] regulator: ti-abb: Add support for interleaved LDOregisters

From: Nishanth Menon
Date: Wed Jan 22 2014 - 17:25:37 EST

On 14:48-20140122, Nishanth Menon wrote:
> On 01/22/2014 02:19 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 04:32:12PM -0600, Nishanth Menon wrote:
> >
> >> The other alternative will be to use reg-names and map individual
> >> registers (there are just setup and control registers to deal with per
> >> abb instance). That will coexist with other pinctrl, bandgap and other
> >> drivers which are not based off syscon.
> >
> > Yes, I suspect that's going to be a lot easier to deploy given that
> > there are existing drivers using the current non-syscon setup. I'm
> > totally fine with that approach.
> >
> ok - thanks for confirming - this also means that existing compatible
> flags will have to change - but they were present solely to encode the
> offset of setup and control from each other.
> Considering that we never had any dtsi in upstream (since they were
> all pending clock dts support for TI platforms), I will go with the
> assumption of not needing to maintain backward compatible for dtbs
> that could never have been generated in upstream kernel.

How about something like the following? If this is acceptable, I can do
a complete round of retest and ensure everything is functional on all
platforms and post it as a formal patch: