Re: [RFC/PATCH] gpio/pinctrl: baytrail: move gpio driver from pinctrl to gpio directory

From: Mathias Nyman
Date: Tue Oct 14 2014 - 06:36:45 EST

On 13.10.2014 22:17, David Cohen wrote:
> Even though GPIO module on Intel Bay Trail is able to control pin
> functionality, it's unlikely Linux kernel driver will ever support it
> since BIOS should handle all pin muxing itself.
> Currently this driver does not register any pinctrl interface and
> doesn't call any pinctrl interface. It just uses on internal functions
> the 'struct pinctrl_gpio_range', which is a weak justification to not be
> under gpio directory.

This discussion was held when gpio-baytrail was first submitted.
These threads explain the gpio/pinctrl-baytrail history:

A proper pinctrl driver for baytrail is still not yet ruled out


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