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Date:	Sun, 23 Feb 2014 19:09:48 +0000
From:	Ben Dooks <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gpio: gpio-rcar: init at postcore level

On 23/02/14 16:37, wrote:
> From: Vladimir Barinov <>
> This adds ability to use gpio API at board init_machine level.
> F.e. it can be used in the following situation.
> Many reference hardware has onboard switches that selects which periferals
> to connect to the system. The gpio input state from switches can be used
> in choosing platform devices runtime in board code instead of ifdefs/defconfig
> changes.

Firstly, anyone still using platform_devices to describe their
system needs to be stopped. We cannot go on supporting this when
our primary boot method is supposed to be device-tree. If we keep
doing this then we will not get any of the current issues fixed.

Will it impact the devicetree bindings on rcar?

Ben Dooks
Senior Engineer				Codethink - Providing Genius
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