Re: [PATCH] gpio: pxa: change initcall level second attempt
From: Linus Walleij
Date: Tue Nov 17 2015 - 08:56:23 EST
On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 9:22 PM, Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> This patch is a second attempt at what was previously in commit
> 6c7e660a27da ("gpio: pxa: set initcall level to module init").
> The goal is the same : enable gpio & pinctrl driver to work
> together. As pinctrl driver will be initialized at device level, the
> gpio should be as well, so that the deferring mechanism is honored.
> Yet this patch should also respect the legacy platforms, so the set of
> constraints is :
> - in legacy platforms (ie. non dt), gpio_[gs]et_*() should be available
> for machine code => core initcall
> - in new platforms (ie. dt based), pinctrl will be available and no
> machine code => device initcall
> In order to fullfill all these constraints, the initcall level is either
> postcore for non devicetree platforms, and device for devicetree platforms.
> Signed-off-by: Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@xxxxxxx>
Kludgy, but what can we do.
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