Re: [PATCH 4/4] Update device tree Synopsys DW DMAC documentation
From: Rob Herring
Date: Wed Nov 16 2016 - 13:15:23 EST
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 12:08 PM, Andy Shevchenko
> On Wed, 2016-11-16 at 17:01 +0000, Eugeniy Paltsev wrote:
>> On Wed, 2016-11-16 at 17:10 +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>> > Overall, since we are going to expose some properties to the Device
>> > Tree
>> > I would really think twice about naming. Better if we reuse
>> > something
>> > existing already.
>> > So, what I can see is
>> > dmacap,private
>> > dmacap,memcpy
>> > Here is a selling point as well, i.e. standardization.
>> As I can see these property name used only in "mv_xor" driver. And
>> they are marked as deprecated.
>> So, I'm not sure if I should used these names.
> Oh, good catch! So, then I leave this to DT experienced guys to decide.
Well, maybe they were deprecated for a reason? This all seems like
user configuration to me. So either they don't belong in DT or should
be common if they do.