[PATCH v3 0/7] backlight: gpio: simplify the driver

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Mon Aug 5 21:12:10 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 10:25 AM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl at bgdev.pl> wrote:

> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski at baylibre.com>
> While working on my other series related to gpio-backlight[1] I noticed
> that we could simplify the driver if we made the only user of platform
> data use GPIO lookups and device properties. This series tries to do
> that.
> The first patch adds all necessary data structures to ecovec24. Patch
> 2/7 unifies much of the code for both pdata and non-pdata cases. Patches
> 3-4/7 remove unused platform data fields. Last three patches contain
> additional improvements for the GPIO backlight driver while we're already
> modifying it.
> I don't have access to this HW but hopefully this works. Only compile
> tested.
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/6/25/900
> v1 -> v2:
> - rebased on top of v5.3-rc1 and adjusted to the recent changes from Andy
> - added additional two patches with minor improvements
> v2 -> v3:
> - in patch 7/7: used initializers to set values for pdata and dev local vars

The series:
Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>

Linus Walleij

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