Re: [Gta04-owner] [PATCH 0/4] UART slave device support - version 4

From: H. Nikolaus Schaller
Date: Tue Jan 12 2016 - 08:28:24 EST

Hi Tomeu,

Am 12.01.2016 um 14:06 schrieb Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> On 11 May 2015 at 03:56, NeilBrown <neil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> here is version 4 of my "UART slave device" patch set, previously
>> known as "tty slave devices".
> Hi Neil,
> do you (or someone else) have plans to continue this work in the short
> or medium term?

yes, there is something in our upstreaming pipeline. This one works for us on top of 4.4.0:


There is one point still to be solved: the exact style of the DT bindings.

We have an idea how a driver can implement two different styles (child node AND phandle)
so that it is up to the DTS developer to use the one that best fits into the existing DTS.