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[RFC] iio: core: Add optional symbolic label to a device channel

Message ID 20200818141244.51273-1-cristian.pop@analog.com
State New
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Series [RFC] iio: core: Add optional symbolic label to a device channel | expand

Commit Message

Cristian Pop Aug. 18, 2020, 2:12 p.m. UTC
If a label is defined in the device tree for this channel add that
to the channel specific attributes. This is useful for userspace to
be able to identify an individual channel.

Signed-off-by: Cristian Pop <cristian.pop@analog.com>
---
 drivers/iio/industrialio-core.c | 10 ++++++++--
 include/linux/iio/iio.h         |  2 ++
 include/linux/iio/types.h       |  1 +
 3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/drivers/iio/industrialio-core.c b/drivers/iio/industrialio-core.c
index 1527f01a44f1..32277e94f02d 100644
--- a/drivers/iio/industrialio-core.c
+++ b/drivers/iio/industrialio-core.c
@@ -135,6 +135,7 @@  static const char * const iio_modifier_names[] = {
 /* relies on pairs of these shared then separate */
 static const char * const iio_chan_info_postfix[] = {
 	[IIO_CHAN_INFO_RAW] = "raw",
+	[IIO_CHAN_INFO_LABEL] = "label",
 	[IIO_CHAN_INFO_PROCESSED] = "input",
 	[IIO_CHAN_INFO_SCALE] = "scale",
 	[IIO_CHAN_INFO_OFFSET] = "offset",
@@ -653,14 +654,18 @@  static ssize_t iio_read_channel_info(struct device *dev,
 	int ret;
 	int val_len = 2;
 
-	if (indio_dev->info->read_raw_multi)
+	if (indio_dev->info->read_raw_multi) {
 		ret = indio_dev->info->read_raw_multi(indio_dev, this_attr->c,
 							INDIO_MAX_RAW_ELEMENTS,
 							vals, &val_len,
 							this_attr->address);
-	else
+	} else {
 		ret = indio_dev->info->read_raw(indio_dev, this_attr->c,
 				    &vals[0], &vals[1], this_attr->address);
+		if (ret < 0 && this_attr->address == IIO_CHAN_INFO_LABEL &&
+			this_attr->c->label_name)
+			return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", this_attr->c->label_name);
+	}
 
 	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;
@@ -1399,6 +1404,7 @@  static int iio_device_register_sysfs(struct iio_dev *indio_dev)
 			attrcount_orig++;
 	}
 	attrcount = attrcount_orig;
+
 	/*
 	 * New channel registration method - relies on the fact a group does
 	 * not need to be initialized if its name is NULL.
diff --git a/include/linux/iio/iio.h b/include/linux/iio/iio.h
index a1be82e74c93..39209f3b62be 100644
--- a/include/linux/iio/iio.h
+++ b/include/linux/iio/iio.h
@@ -223,6 +223,7 @@  struct iio_event_spec {
  *			correspond to the first name that the channel is referred
  *			to by in the datasheet (e.g. IND), or the nearest
  *			possible compound name (e.g. IND-INC).
+ * @label_name:		Unique name to identify which channel this is.
  * @modified:		Does a modifier apply to this channel. What these are
  *			depends on the channel type.  Modifier is set in
  *			channel2. Examples are IIO_MOD_X for axial sensors about
@@ -260,6 +261,7 @@  struct iio_chan_spec {
 	const struct iio_chan_spec_ext_info *ext_info;
 	const char		*extend_name;
 	const char		*datasheet_name;
+	const char		*label_name;
 	unsigned		modified:1;
 	unsigned		indexed:1;
 	unsigned		output:1;
diff --git a/include/linux/iio/types.h b/include/linux/iio/types.h
index e6fd3645963c..c8f65f476eb2 100644
--- a/include/linux/iio/types.h
+++ b/include/linux/iio/types.h
@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@  enum iio_available_type {
 
 enum iio_chan_info_enum {
 	IIO_CHAN_INFO_RAW = 0,
+	IIO_CHAN_INFO_LABEL,
 	IIO_CHAN_INFO_PROCESSED,
 	IIO_CHAN_INFO_SCALE,
 	IIO_CHAN_INFO_OFFSET,