[PATCH 03/11] pinctrl: sunxi: Move setting of mux to irq type from unmask to set_type

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Tue May 27 01:09:52 PDT 2014

On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 09:47:58AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> With level triggered interrupt mask / unmask will get called for each
> interrupt, doing the somewhat expensive mux setting on each unmask thus is
> not a good idea. Instead move it to the set_type callback, which is typically
> done only once for each irq.

*This* is the bad idea. Nothing prevents you from calling
gpio_get_value whenever you just got your interrupt, that will change
the muxing, and never change it back, effectively breaking the


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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