[PATCH 2/6] pinctrl: Update clock handling for the pinctrl-nomadik GPIO driver

Lee Jones lee.jones at linaro.org
Thu Oct 25 04:23:41 EDT 2012

On Thu, 25 Oct 2012, Linus Walleij wrote:

> On 10/25/2012 09:31 AM, Lee Jones wrote:
> >
> >This certainly doesn't fix the bug we spoke about. I believe Ulf
> >is still working on that one.
> >
> >So do you want me to remove this patch?
> >
> Yeah drop it for now.

Actually, a quick question before I do:

If it's better/faster to prepare the clock and keep it prepared
while you do clk_enable/clk_disable, why don't we do that in all
drivers? Why do we bother to prepare/unprepare each time if all
it does is take up cycles?

Lee Jones
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