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

From: Richard Cochran
Date: Sun Jul 28 2013 - 11:36:08 EST

On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 10:09:57AM -0400, jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 3.z kernel is free to alter the schema. But it will have to supply the
> necessary quirks needed to keep those old dtb's functioning.

The quirks idea sounds okay to me, if it can really provide forward
compatibility. In practice, I doubt anyone will really spend the
effort to make this work. I think it would be much easier to make sure
the bindings are "future proof" in the first place.

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