Re: gpios search behaviour for gpio from _DSD

From: Mika Westerberg
Date: Mon Sep 28 2015 - 03:30:56 EST

On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 09:30:59PM +0200, Olliver Schinagl wrote:
> What i ment is, without strcmp, the loop would test for:
> reset-gpio and then reset-gpios (and then gpio and gpios)
> So why the strcmp at all, Why only reset-gpios? Will the _DSD or acpi break
> and if we probe for reset-gpio (first, instead of reset-gpios)? I'm asking
> because i'm trying some work on gpio lib and this section is getting
> reworked too. While doing that I want to remove the strcmp. Hence, the
> question if things break on the ACPI side (I'm mostly failiar with OF.

I think it is there because we really want to force "-gpios" format for
named gpios (not "-gpio"). DT does not do it because they have lots of
existing "-gpio" users whereas in ACPI there is no such burden.
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