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Date:	Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:26:54 -0400
From:	Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss@...il.com>
To:	Boris BREZILLON <b.brezillon@...rkiz.com>
Cc:	Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
	Alexandre Courbot <gnurou@...il.com>,
	Jiri Prchal <jiri.prchal@...ignal.cz>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-gpio@...r.kernel.org,
	devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] gpio: add GPIO hogging mechanism

Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss@...il.com> writes:

> Hi Boris,
>
> I'm just returning to this now.
>
>
> Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org> writes:
>
>> I don't understand what makes GPIO's "special" enough to get included in
>> the driver core like this, and called for each and every device that is
>> added to the system.
>>
> I'm also a bit confused why GPIOs ended up in the driver core but
> perhaps I'm missing something. What was your motivation here?
>
Somehow I overlooked the message in which you responded to this. Ignore
the above.

Cheers,

- Ben

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