[PATCH 02/15] GPIO: port LoCoMo gpio support from old driver

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Wed Nov 5 22:03:35 PST 2014

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 01:33:24AM +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> 2014-11-03 16:43 GMT+03:00 Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>:

> > Yes that's the point: if you use regmap mmio you get the RMW-locking
> > for free, with the regmap implementation.

> Just to be more concrete. Currently locomo_gpio_ack_irq() function uses
> one lock and one unlock for doing 3 consecutive RMW I I convert locomo
> to regmap, will that be 3 lock/unlock calls or still one? (Or maybe I'm
> trying to be over-protective here and adding more lock/unlock cycles
> won't matter that much?)

You'll get three lock/unlocks, we could add an interface for bulk
updates under one lock if it's important though.

> Next question: if I have to export regmap to several subdrivers, is it better
> to have one big regmap or to have one-map-per-driver approach?

One regmap for the physical register map which is shared between all the
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