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

From: Grant Likely
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 23:22:15 EST

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Scott Wood <scottwood@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Robert Schwebel wrote:
>> The oftree by design wants to be a complete hardware description. As you
>> mention above, there are cases where you *nevertheless* need ad-hoc
>> information about things *not* encoded into the device tree.
>> This renders the whole concept ad absurdum. You need a machine number
>> again - and if you need that: why not stay with the ARM model, define
>> everything with platform data and avoid the whole thing?
> Because it's better to have a little platform specific code than a lot of
> it?

Yes, exactly.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
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