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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:35:42 +0100
From:   "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <lkml@...ux.net>
To:     Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@...ux.intel.com>,
        "zhuchangchun@...e.com" <zhuchangchun@...e.com>
Cc:     "andriy.shevchenko" <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        "linus.walleij" <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
        linux-gpio <linux-gpio@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        hendychu <hendychu@...yun.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: intel: Implements gpio free function

On 21.03.19 14:56, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> I checked it and you do this:> > +       value |= PADCFG0_GPIORXDIS;> +       value &=
~PADCFG0_GPIOTXDIS;> > which pretty much turns the pin GPIO output
unconditionally. I don't> really think it is good idea. May work in your
case but may cause> problems with others.
Uh, please don't do this. In some cases it could be even dangerous.

In general, I'd question whether such an gpio should be userland-
controlled in the first place. Better write a driver for it, which
also handles the reset properly.


--mtx

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Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
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