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

From: Mark Brown
Date: Wed Nov 19 2014 - 12:47:46 EST

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 09:19:13AM -0800, Doug Anderson wrote:

Please stop CCing my work address for upstream things.

> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 2:07 AM, Javier Martinez Canillas

> > 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
> > 19

These are bugs. The device tree should describe the hardware, spidev is
a Linux implementation detail. Provide a compatible string for the
device that is there just as you would for any other device.

> OK. Please don't take my comments as a NAK on this patch. I should
> have done the same grep myself before sending--sorry. I just
> remembered the old conversation and looked for that instead.

Please take this as one.

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