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From: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
To: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
Cc: Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@gmail.com>,
	"open list:GPIO SUBSYSTEM" <linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org>,
	Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 4/6] mfd: intel_quark_i2c_gpio: Convert to use software nodes
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 16:43:47 +0300
Message-ID: <20200610134347.GH2428291@smile.fi.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACRpkdZer1bUSXoK4wZpQu60mA5pEST8FEFuTrvvoaZ2+1S=hw@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 01:38:54PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 3:43 PM Andy Shevchenko
> <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> 
> > -/* The base GPIO number under GPIOLIB framework */
> > -#define INTEL_QUARK_MFD_GPIO_BASE      8
> 
> OK I see this was around before, sigh.
> So it's not your fault. It was introduced in commit
> 60ae5b9f5cdd8 which I was not involved in reviewing,
> for the record I would have said "no".
> 
> It is exploiting commit 3d2613c4289ff where I allowed
> pdata to set the base so it is anyway my fault for not
> noticing :(
> 
> But me complaining about this doesn't make things better.
> 
> Can we simply DELETE this assignment and just set base to
> -1 in a separate patch before this patch and see what happens? It's
> really unsafe to hardcode base like this.

I don't see easy way to do so, because as I explained in previous mail it will
affect relation (from firmware) to the fact that the numbering of this
controller is static for that platform.

> +       PROPERTY_ENTRY_U32("snps,nr-gpios", 8),
> 
> This is however fine in principle but just use the existing generic
> property "ngpios" and save this custom property.

This is established (not by ACPI!) property. Completely not my fault :-)

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko



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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-08 13:42 [PATCH v1 0/6] mfd: Make use of " Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-08 13:42 ` [PATCH v1 1/6] gpio: dwapb: Replace irq_shared flag with fwnode type check Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-08 13:42 ` [PATCH v1 2/6] gpio: dwapb: Read GPIO base from snps,gpio-base property Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-10 11:26   ` Linus Walleij
2020-06-10 13:41     ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-08 13:42 ` [PATCH v1 3/6] mfd: core: Propagate software node group to the sub devices Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-08 19:25   ` Lee Jones
2020-06-09 12:40     ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-17 12:51       ` Lee Jones
2020-06-08 13:42 ` [PATCH v1 4/6] mfd: intel_quark_i2c_gpio: Convert to use software nodes Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-10 11:38   ` Linus Walleij
2020-06-10 13:43     ` Andy Shevchenko [this message]
2020-06-08 13:42 ` [PATCH v1 5/6] gpio: dwapb: Get rid of legacy platform data Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-10 11:39   ` Linus Walleij
2020-06-10 13:47     ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-08 13:43 ` [PATCH v1 6/6] gpio: dwapb: Define magic number for IRQ and GPIO lines Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-16 20:02 ` [PATCH v1 0/6] mfd: Make use of software nodes Serge Semin
2020-06-16 21:40   ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-16 22:56     ` Serge Semin
2020-06-18  8:56       ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-19 22:12         ` Serge Semin
2020-06-20 10:13           ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-06-23  1:49             ` Serge Semin
2020-06-24 12:43               ` Andy Shevchenko

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