[PATCHv3 1/4] mfd: smsc: Add support for smsc gpio io/keypad driver
broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Oct 1 08:09:07 EDT 2012
On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 05:23:15PM +0530, ABRAHAM, KISHON VIJAY wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Mark Brown
> > No, this is not at all sensible - if there's an mfd_remove_devices()
> > function we really ought to be able to use it to remove the children.
> > If we can't do that we should fix the API usability, not open code the
> > same stuff in every user.
> What makes more sense to me is extend mfd_add_devices to create child
> devices from dt data. Then for removing devices, one can use
Why would that be helpful? Most platforms don't support DT at all, and
having the API behave differently depending on the platform doesn't seem
like a step forwards. I would really expect any usage of DT to be
totally orthogonal here.
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