[PATCH RFC 1/2] gpio: Add a block GPIO API to gpiolib

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Wed Oct 3 19:11:06 EDT 2012

On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Roland Stigge <stigge at antcom.de> wrote:
> On 30/09/12 17:19, Stijn Devriendt wrote:
>> Rules are rules, but why make the interface overly complex when
>> the multi-value file is saner, cleaner and simpler?
> Simply because they won't (and probably shouldn't) accept it mainline.

We, including you and Stijn *are* the mainline ... ;-)

The only reason I really dislike it is that the GPIO sysfs interface is
scary as it is, so I don't want to add to it if we can instead push to
reform it into something more sane.

Linus Walleij

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