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Date:   Fri, 4 Dec 2020 09:49:25 +0100
From:   Linus Walleij <>
To:     Alexandre Courbot <>
Cc:     Bartosz Golaszewski <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,
        "open list:GPIO SUBSYSTEM" <>,
        Linux Doc Mailing List <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation: gpio: fix typo and unclear legacy API section

On Sun, Nov 22, 2020 at 10:26 AM Alexandre Courbot <> wrote:

> The "Interacting With the Legacy GPIO Subsystem" of the documentation
> was unclear at best, and even included a sentence that seems to say the
> opposite of what it should say about the lifetime of the return value of
> the conversion functions.
> Try to clarify things a bit and hopefully make that section more
> readable.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <>

Patch applied!

Thanks for fixing this up and thanks to Andy for coordinating with
the fine folks over at StackOverflow. I added the BugLink and
Andy's Reported-by.

Linus Walleij

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