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-rw-r--r--drivers/extcon/extcon.c9
-rw-r--r--include/linux/extcon.h4
2 files changed, 13 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/extcon/extcon.c b/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
index 1a932292d6c8..c5e9ebf0a914 100644
--- a/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
+++ b/drivers/extcon/extcon.c
@@ -1046,6 +1046,15 @@ struct extcon_dev *extcon_get_edev_by_phandle(struct device *dev, int index)
#endif /* CONFIG_OF */
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(extcon_get_edev_by_phandle);
+/**
+ * extcon_get_edev_name() - Get the name of the extcon device.
+ * @edev: the extcon device
+ */
+const char *extcon_get_edev_name(struct extcon_dev *edev)
+{
+ return !edev ? NULL : edev->name;
+}
+
static int __init extcon_class_init(void)
{
return create_extcon_class();
diff --git a/include/linux/extcon.h b/include/linux/extcon.h
index 36f49c405dfb..e2cf6254c86a 100644
--- a/include/linux/extcon.h
+++ b/include/linux/extcon.h
@@ -259,6 +259,10 @@ extern int extcon_unregister_notifier(struct extcon_dev *edev,
* This function use phandle of devicetree to get extcon device directly.
*/
extern struct extcon_dev *extcon_get_edev_by_phandle(struct device *dev, int index);
+
+/* Following API to get information of extcon device */
+extern const char *extcon_get_edev_name(struct extcon_dev *edev);
+
#else /* CONFIG_EXTCON */
static inline int extcon_dev_register(struct extcon_dev *edev)
{