[PATCH v2] mtd/maps: gpio-addr-flash: new driver for GPIO assisted flash addressing

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Sun Sep 20 21:56:20 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-09-20 at 21:35 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 21:25, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-09-20 at 18:49 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> i think you mean:
> >
> > No, I think the failing configuration was GENERIC_GPIO && !GPIOLIB
> >
> > With GENERIC_GPIO, we include <asm-generic/gpio.h>, and _without_
> > GPIOLIB that header doesn't actually do anything useful.
> i dont know what you mean by "we". GENERIC_GPIO means asm/gpio.h is
> useful and so provides the basic gpio functions (which this driver
> uses).  the driver, nor common gpio.h headers, pull in
> asm-generic/gpio.h.
> that is how the Blackfin arch works.  GENERIC_GPIO -> basic gpio
> functions work fine as the on-chip gpio functions are supported.
> -mike

On i386, <linux/gpio.h> includes <asm/gpio.h>. And that includes
<asm-generic/gpio.h> -- which only does anything useful if

The failed compilation I showed you earlier was with CONFIG_GENERIC_GPIO
set, but not CONFIG_GPIOLIB.

David Woodhouse                            Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse at intel.com                              Intel Corporation

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