[LINUX PATCH] iio: xadc: fix for extended name remains same issue

Lars-Peter Clausen lars at metafoo.de
Mon Nov 23 23:44:38 PST 2015

On 11/24/2015 07:17 AM, Ranjit Waghmode wrote:
> If we read channel details based on the device tree entry; channel’s scan_index
> and channel’s address were overwritten by scan_index and address of channel
> based on device tree. But extended name were remaining same because of which
> sysfs entry names were continuous.

I don't understand this part. Those channels don't have a extended name,
they are always NULL. Those are added as part of this patch as well, but the
patch description makes it sound like it is a fix for a existing issue.

> So this patch takes care of the above issue by updating 'channels' structure
> inside xadc_parse_dt() function with the help of 'xadc_channels' structure
> so that every channel's parameters will be updated properly. Also for the
> sake of simplicity this patch updates default values for extend_name.

We can't really do that, that would break existing applications. And to be
honest I don't think regular channels should have a extended name.

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