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Re: RFC: gpio attachment for ppbus

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:09:21PM +0200, Hans Rosenfeld wrote:
> I would like to be able to control the pins of the parallel port
> individually using the existing GPIO subsystem, so that I don't need to
> depend on special I/O privileges and unportable code in my user space
> programs. This would also allow the use of any other GPIO device to
> control custom hardware without changing the software. The ppbus
> framework (which is currently not enabled by default in any kernel)
> makes such an gpio attachment very simple.

I like this; it's definitely nice when we can combine bits of code in
the tree in ways that let us simplify things.


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