Commit 32993b79 authored by David Brownell's avatar David Brownell Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Documentation/gpio.txt mentions GENERIC_GPIO

Documentation/gpio.txt should mention the Kconfig GENERIC_GPIO flag, for
platforms to declare when relevant.  This should help minimize goofs like
omitting it, or not depending on it when needed.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Brownell <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 7faaa5f0
......@@ -66,7 +66,9 @@ registers; another might implement it by delegating through abstractions
used for several very different kinds of GPIO controller.
That said, if the convention is supported on their platform, drivers should
use it when possible:
use it when possible. Platforms should declare GENERIC_GPIO support in
Kconfig (boolean true), which multi-platform drivers can depend on when
using the include file:
#include <asm/gpio.h>
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