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Date:	Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:21:12 +0200
From:	Linus Walleij <>
To:	Alexandre Courbot <>
Cc:	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	Alexandre Courbot <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gpio: remove gpio_ensure_requested()

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 7:51 AM, Alexandre Courbot <> wrote:

> gpio_ensure_requested() has been introduced in Feb. 2008 by commit
> d2876d08d86f2 to force users of the GPIO API to explicitly request GPIOs
> before using them.
> Hopefully by now all GPIOs are correctly requested and this extra check
> can be omitted ; in any case the GPIO maintainers won't feel bad if
> machines start failing after 6 years of warnings.
> This patch removes that function from the dark ages.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <>

Hm you took the opportunity to also refactor the debounce ops
to static inlines, I see why though so patch applied!

Linus Walleij
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