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authorBen Dooks <ben-linux@fluff.org>2008-08-08 20:22:40 (GMT)
committerBen Dooks <ben-linux@fluff.org>2008-08-09 12:51:58 (GMT)
commitf47c32f3ae604669c3af0b7a07917270a235bd84 (patch)
tree48cbb9003d7e5751a791e9f09cc04519584d988f /Documentation/arm
parenta0f774b59ee9e80d7423feba312c6132ca068e96 (diff)
[ARM] S3C24XX: Documentation: Update GPIO status
Update the status of the S3C24XX GPIO now we have moved to supporting GPIOLIB Signed-off-by: Ben Dooks <ben-linux@fluff.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
index b5d20c0..ea7ccfc 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/GPIO.txt
@@ -13,6 +13,21 @@ Introduction
data-sheet/users manual to find out the complete list.
+ With the event of the GPIOLIB in drivers/gpio, support for some
+ of the GPIO functions such as reading and writing a pin will
+ be removed in favour of this common access method.
+ Once all the extant drivers have been converted, the functions
+ listed below will be removed (they may be marked as __deprecated
+ in the near future).
+ - s3c2410_gpio_getpin
+ - s3c2410_gpio_setpin
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
index c5429f5..cff6227 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Overview.txt
@@ -206,6 +206,9 @@ GPIO
The core contains support for manipulating the GPIO, see the
documentation in GPIO.txt in the same directory as this file.
+ Newer kernels carry GPIOLIB, and support is being moved towards
+ this with some of the older support in line to be removed.
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