[PATCH 2/7] gpio: clean up gpio-ranges documentation

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Sun Jun 16 08:43:30 EDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 10:59 PM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:

> From: Stephen Warren <swarren at nvidia.com>
> This change makes documentation of the the gpio-ranges property shorter
> and more succinct, more consistent with the style of the rest of the
> document, and not mention Linux-specifics such as the API
> pinctrl_request_gpio(); DT binding documents should be OS independant
> where at all possible.
> This change also removes any mention of the #gpio-range-cells property.
> Such properties are useful when one node references a second node, and
> that second node dictates the format of the reference. However, that is
> not the case here; the definition of gpio-ranges itself always dictates
> its format entirely, and hence the value #gpio-range-cells must always
> be 3, and hence there is no point requiring any referenced node to
> include this property.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren at nvidia.com>
> ---
> Patches 2-6 need to be applied in the same branch, since they all build
> upon each-other.

Very nice. If I can just get the OF maintainers to ACK the OF
patches I can carry this stuff in pinctrl or gpio alike.

Linus Walleij

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