Re: [PATCH] regulator: fixed: Remove WARs for handling of_get_named_gpio() return

From: Mark Brown
Date: Sun Mar 13 2016 - 04:34:58 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 01:44:18PM +0530, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
> On Friday 11 March 2016 10:00 AM, Mark Brown wrote:

> >>Remove the WAR implemented in fixed regulator to handle the
> >>return of of_get_named_gpio().

> >You need to explain what a WAR is, I suspect it's some nVidia internal
> >term.

> We used term "WAR" as workaround. This we used for special handling in SW
> for unusual stuff.
> Probably "Hack" is the more appropriate word.

> Should I use "hack" here?

What is wrong with "workaround"? Or just generally write the commit
message so someone outside nVidia can tell what the commit message

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