On Fri 23 Feb 06:22 PST 2018, Linus Walleij wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 5:45 PM, Timur Tabi <ti...@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> > On 01/25/2018 07:13 PM, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> >>
> >> This patchset proposes a solution to describing the valid
> >> pins for a pin controller in a semi-generic way so that qcom
> >> platforms can expose the pins that are really available.
> >>
> >> Typically, this has been done by having drivers and firmware
> >> descriptions only use pins they know they have access to, and that
> >> still works now because we no longer read the pin direction at
> >> boot. But there are still some userspace drivers and debugfs facilities
> >> that don't know what pins are available and attempt to read everything
> >> they can. On qcom platforms, this may lead to a system hang, which isn't
> >> very nice behavior, even if root is the only user that can trigger it.
> >
> > Any progress on this patch set?  Stephen no longer works for Qualcomm, so I
> > don't know what the next step is, and I really want this feature in 4.17
> > (we've missed so many merge windows already).
> I depend on Bjorn as maintainer of the pin control driver to ACK
> the solution he likes.

I haven't found the time to review the reuse of the irq valid mask or
the effort needed to replace this, other than that I think the series
looks good.


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