Re: [linux-sunxi] [PATCH 2/3] spidev: Add DT binding example.

From: Michal Suchanek
Date: Tue Apr 28 2015 - 16:44:22 EST

On 28 April 2015 at 19:17, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 04:22:24PM +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
>> On 28 April 2015 at 16:16, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > That is not the case as you well know. As has been said several times
>> > the compatible for the device should be added to the match table in
>> > spidev.c.
>> That's a way unusable for people who actually want to use spidev so it
>> might be TheApprovedWay(tm) but not RightWay(tm).
> I'm pretty sure that someone who's able to edit one file can edit two.
> I know you have a viewpoint on this but engaging in this way is not
> helping anyone.

The point is that patching the kernel to use spidev is totally useless
complication which is brought on spidev users by obtuse kernel

This patch applied to a kernel which is distributed with the board
solves the problem for all spidev users of the board which
TheApprovedWay(tm) does not.


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