Re: [PATCH v6 4/4] clk: dt: Introduce binding for always-on clock support

From: Lee Jones
Date: Wed Apr 29 2015 - 11:11:58 EST

On Wed, 29 Apr 2015, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This useful binding should be accepted and people should not abuse
> > it. If they do and the vendor Maintainer's review and accept then
> > they have no foundation for recourse.
> >
> > Would you prefer it if I made the warning starker?
> Perhaps you can add a check for "clock-always-on" to scripts/,
> to make people aware they should think twice?

That's a really nice idea!

Maxime, would that make you happ(y|ier)?

> Nah, people don't read documentation, don't run checkpatch, ignore compiler
> warnings, etc...


You can only wrap people in so much cotton wool. If they then decide
to ignore all the warnings and jump, woe betide them.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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