Re: [PATCH] mfd: tps6586x: Invert GPIO and subdevices initialization

From: Vincent Palatin
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 10:11:31 EST

Hi Samuel,

On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 18:37, Samuel Ortiz <sameo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> diff --git a/drivers/mfd/tps6586x.c b/drivers/mfd/tps6586x.c
>> index 627cf57..fdb16ed 100644
>> --- a/drivers/mfd/tps6586x.c
>> +++ b/drivers/mfd/tps6586x.c
>> @@ -517,19 +517,25 @@ static int __devinit tps6586x_i2c_probe(struct i2c_client *client,
>>               }
>>       }
>> +     tps6586x_gpio_init(tps6586x, pdata->gpio_base);
>> +
> Wouldn't it make sense to have tps6586x_gpio_init() return an int and check it
> before adding the subdevs then ?

Yes, probably. I will do a v2 which checks the result of the GPIO registration.
By the way, when "gpio_base" is not set, I will consider that the
developer doesn't want the TPS gpio support and gracefully continue
without the GPIO registration in order to keep the current behaviour.

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