Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] gpio: Add driver for Zynq GPIO controller

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Thu Jul 10 2014 - 04:57:26 EST

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 5:55 PM, SÃren Brinkmann
<soren.brinkmann@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I fully agree and you don't have to convince me. But to a lot of our
> customers that are used to use FPGAs, SOCs and Linux are pretty new. You
> see a lot of scary stuff. Accessing /dev/mem seems to be a lot of
> people's big hammer solution for everything. Then I always perceive it
> as great progress if things like the sysfs interface are used instead.

Well as upstream maintainer I really don't differentiate on the level
of badness of different bad solutions, none of them are really helpful
to the community, only to some specific user, so they get to carry the

Linus Walleij
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