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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:00:49 +0300
From:	"Ivan T. Ivanov" <iivanov@...sol.com>
To:	Bjorn Andersson <bjorn@...o.se>
Cc:	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
	Bjorn Andersson <Bjorn.Andersson@...ymobile.com>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
	Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@....com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
	Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk>,
	Kumar Gala <galak@...eaurora.org>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...aro.org>,
	"devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org" <linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] New Qualcomm PMIC pin controller drivers

On Sat, 2014-07-12 at 16:51 -0700, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 6:39 AM, Ivan T. Ivanov <iivanov@...sol.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2014-07-09 at 07:02 -0700, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> [..]
> >> Correct Ivan; we do however share the same issues related to how to do
> >> interrupt handling,
> >
> > Yep, but do we actually need to do interrupt handling in driver?
> > Interrupts are handled by parent device. GPIO client drivers could
> > use interrupt-controller registered by core driver?
> >
> 
> Among other things we have the volume and camera keys hooked to these
> pins, using the gpio-keys driver; so that needs to be able to convert
> a gpio to an irq.
> But I don't believe we should turn this driver into an
> interrupt-controller; as that wouldn't add any value...

I agree. But I would like to avoid specifying 44 "interrupts" in
DT files if they are known a priory in driver for specific chip.

Only drawback that I could see is that it will be little odd for
client drivers, which are using SPMI PMIC pinctrl driver, to specify
4 parameters required by interrupts property.

Regards,
Ivan

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