[PATCH 0/3] GPIO support for BRCMSTB

Gregory Fong gregory.0xf0 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 21:13:19 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 2:05 AM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Gregory Fong <gregory.0xf0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've now actually attempted to use the gpiolib irqchip code.  This
>> driver can't directly use gpiochip_irqchip_add() because of the
>> multiple gpiochip : one irqchip map.  At first, I thought it might be
>> possible to simply add a new argument (or break things into a helper
>> function) to allow setting the associated IRQ domain, but then I can't
>> use the generic map and unmap functions which expect the irq_domain
>> host_data member to be struct gpiochip *, which makes no sense in this
>> case.  That puts me right back to implementing a special version of
>> the map and unmap function.
> I see.

I think I was wrong, it isn't actually necessary to have a single
irq_chip as long as all of the IRQs use the same handler.  I have a
preliminary implementation doing that instead that seems to work fine.
Once I've had a chance to verify that it works in all cases, will post
that as v3.


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