Re: [Gta04-owner] [PATCH 0/4] UART slave device support - version 4
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri Jan 15 2016 - 14:40:32 EST
On Fri 2016-01-15 10:34:51, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Am 13.01.2016 um 20:15 schrieb Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@xxxxxxx>:
> > On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 02:28:00PM +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> >> 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:
> >> <http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/work/hns/misc/w2sg-tty-slave2-v4>
> >> 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.
> > From my perspective as a binding maintainer, and as I stated before, the
> > child node approach made the most sense and was most consistent with the
> > way we handle other devices.
> I simply don't see that this is the most common way other devices
> are handled.
You promised to shut up once maintainers speak, that happened, and you
did not shut up. Just do it now.
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