[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v1] gpio: ml: ioh: Convert to dev_pm_ops

Andy Shevchenko andy.shevchenko at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 20:23:27 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 11:16 PM Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 02, 2020 at 09:33:46PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 6:52 PM Vaibhav Gupta <vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Convert the legacy callback .suspend() and .resume()
> > > to the generic ones.
> >
> > Thank you for the patch.
> >
> > Rather then doing this I think  the best approach is to unify gpio-pch
> > and gpio-ml-ioh together.
> > Under umbrella of the task, the clean ups like above are highly appreciated.
> I'd be all in favor of that, but what Vaibhav is working toward is
> eliminating use of legacy PM in PCI drivers.  I think unifying drivers
> is really out of scope for that project.
> If you'd rather leave gpio-ml-ioh.c alone for now, I suggest that
> Vaibhav move on to other PCI drivers that use legacy PM.  If we
> convert all the others away from legacy PM and gpio-ml-ioh.c is the
> only one remaining, then I guess we can revisit this :)

Then skip this driver for good.

> Or, maybe converting gpio-ml-ioh.c now, along the lines of
> 226e6b866d74 ("gpio: pch: Convert to dev_pm_ops"), would be one small
> step towards the eventual unification, by making gpio-pch and
> gpio-ml-ioh a little more similar.

I think it will delay the real work here (very old code motivates
better to get rid of it then semi-fixed one).
Thank you for your understanding.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

More information about the Linux-kernel-mentees mailing list