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Date:   Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:33:24 +0100
From:   Linus Walleij <>
To:     Manivannan Sadhasivam <>
Cc:     "open list:GPIO SUBSYSTEM" <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gpio: pl061: Move irq_chip definition inside struct pl061

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 7:29 PM Manivannan Sadhasivam
<> wrote:

> Keeping the irq_chip definition static will make it shared with multiple
> giochips in the system. This practice is considered to be bad and now we
> will get the below warning from gpiolib core:
> "detected irqchip that is shared with multiple gpiochips: please fix the
> driver."
> Hence, move the irq_chip definition from static to `struct pl061` for
> using a unique irq_chip for each gpiochip.
> Signed-off-by: Manivannan Sadhasivam <>

Patch applied. Much better like this!

Linus Walleij

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