Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Device Tree on ARM platform

From: David Miller
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 20:15:48 EST

From: Robert Schwebel <r.schwebel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 02:07:07 +0200

> Until now, oftree has created more problems than it has solved for us.
> The idea works fine for well-known things like memory maps and
> interrupts.

Here you give a specific example about the positives.

> It works badly for corner cases, and embedded land is full
> of it. The effort to get the oftree stuff right is often more than a
> magnitude of order higher than the effort for the actual functionality.
> That should be an alarm sign that something is wrong.

And here you speak about the negatives purely in generalities that
cannot be discussed concretely.

And, sadly, I think this is on purpose.
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