Re: DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we have people interested in devicetree janitoring / cleanup?]

From: Richard Cochran
Date: Sat Jul 27 2013 - 04:53:27 EST

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:15:24AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 06:54:33AM +0200, Richard Cochran wrote:
> > I too work on commercial embedded systems, and DT has proven to be
> > one gigantic *PITA*.
> Why do you think our experiences are so different?

Here are a few recent examples:

* What happens when one wants to boot vanilla kernel on the beaglebone?

* Wanting already merged code to work is too much to ask.

* When people try in good faith to conduct methodical boot tests,
DT is working against them.

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