Re: [PATCH] regulator: core: Still free GPIOs using gpio_free()

From: Mark Brown
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 08:34:40 EST

On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 10:33:23AM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Right, but Linus said we didn't need this conversion to descriptors so
> > I'm a bit confused as to what the issue he was raising was.

> Now I'm probably confusing myself...

> All drivers should as far as possible use descriptors internally, doing
> things like gpio_to_desc() only for backward-compatibility where
> necessary, with the intent of eventually ridding the integer interfaces
> entirely.

> It may be an eternal project, but hey, we are atleast two of us
> pursuing it.

OK, so in that case Russell's code should be fine then and we don't need
to do anything - great!

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