Re: [PATCH 0/5] Introduce a managed function for gpio_request_array

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 06:14:51 EST

On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 7:46 PM, Himangi Saraogi <himangi774@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This patchset intoduces a new managed interface devm_gpio_request_array,
> adds it in the documentation and its declaration in the gpio.h include
> file. Some cases of gpio_request_array are changed to
> devm_gpio_request_array.
> Himangi Saraogi (5):
> gpiolib: devres: Introduce the function devm_request_gpio_array
> ASoC: wm1250-ev1: Use devm_gpio_request_array
> ASoC: pxa: Use devm_gpio_request_array
> ASoC: pxa: e800_wm9712: Introduce the use of devm_gpio_request_array
> ASoC: pxa/hx4700: Introduce the use of devm_gpio_request_array

Sorry, we're not encouraging extension of the old gpio* plain API anymore.

The right thing to do is convert users over to using GPIO descriptors
internally, then introduce devm_gpiod_get_array() if that makes some

Alexandre, what do you say?

Linus Walleij
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