Re: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we havepeople interested in device tree janitoring / cleanup?]

From: Mark Brown
Date: Fri Jul 26 2013 - 10:41:04 EST

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 03:21:40PM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> So this is why I'm seeing patches just a short time ago removing existing
> compatible strings from the DT descriptions and associated driver, and
> replacing them with new ones... meaning that the old DT files won't work
> with newer kernels.

The big question is if you're seeing such patches merged. People making
mistakes on submissions is totally normal.

If it's the case I think you mean TBH I'm not sure anyone cares, I don't
think anyone is using that stuff in production yet as those chips go
almost exclusively into Android phones.

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