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Date:	Sat, 09 Feb 2013 13:24:35 +0000
From:	Grant Likely <>
To:	Alexandre Courbot <>,
	Linus Walleij <>,
	Arnd Bergmann <>
	Alexandre Courbot <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/9] gpiolib: use descriptors internally

On Sun,  3 Feb 2013 01:29:29 +0900, Alexandre Courbot <> wrote:
> Make sure gpiolib works internally with descriptors and (chip, offset)
> pairs instead of using the global integer namespace. This prepares the
> ground for the removal of the global gpio_desc[] array and the
> introduction of the descriptor-based GPIO API.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <>

Despite Linus' comments, I've gone ahead and applied this. I think it is
a worthwhile change on its own and it feeds into the future work than
needs to be done. Any of the stuff he brought up can be addressed in
follow-on patches.


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