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Date:   Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:57:03 +0100
From:   Linus Walleij <>
To:     Bartosz Golaszewski <>,
        Andy Shevchenko <>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        "Rafael J . Wysocki" <>,
        Keerthy <>,
        "" <>,
        "open list:GPIO SUBSYSTEM" <>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] drivers: provide devm_platform_ioremap_resource()

On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 4:25 PM Bartosz Golaszewski <> wrote:

> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <>
> There are currently 1200+ instances of using platform_get_resource()
> and devm_ioremap_resource() together in the kernel tree.
> This patch wraps these two calls in a single helper. Thanks to that
> we don't have to declare a local variable for struct resource * and can
> omit the redundant argument for resource type. We also have one
> function call less.
> Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <>

This makes a lot of sense. I think Andy can confirm the value, he
knows a lot about good helpers.

I'd need Greg's ACK on this before merging through GPIO.

Can we make a script or coccinelle thing to fix them all when this
is applied?

Linus Walleij

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