Re: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: dts: Add SPI flash node for Peach boards

From: Javier Martinez Canillas
Date: Wed Nov 19 2014 - 05:07:32 EST

Hello Doug,

Thanks for your feedback.

On 11/18/2014 06:50 PM, Doug Anderson wrote:
> This is common practice in the Chrome OS tree, but we've gotten
> pushback from upstream questioning about whether "spidev" is really a
> physical device. See:

I see, I thought that it was a common practice in the mainline kernel
too since I saw that many board DTS currently have a spidev node:

$ git grep 'compatible = "spidev"' arch/arm/boot/dts/ | wc -l

> I don't really have an answer for something better to do here but I
> figured I'd at least bring up the point.

I wonder how the spidev user-space interface is supposed to be used
when booting with Device Trees.

Best regards,
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