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gpio: remove gpio_descs global array
Replace the ARCH_NR_GPIOS-sized static array of GPIO descriptors by dynamically-allocated arrays for each GPIO chip. This change makes gpio_to_desc() perform in O(n) (where n is the number of GPIO chips registered) instead of O(1), however since n is rarely bigger than 1 or 2 no noticeable performance issue is expected. Besides this provides more incentive for GPIO consumers to move to the gpiod interface. One could use a O(log(n)) structure to link the GPIO chips together, but considering the low limit of n the hypothetical performance benefit is probably not worth the added complexity. This patch uses kcalloc() in gpiochip_add(), which removes the ability to add a chip before kcalloc() can operate. I am not aware of such cases, but if someone bisects up to this patch then I will be proven wrong... Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <email@example.com>
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