Re: arc vendor prefix

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Sep 20 2018 - 08:09:59 EST

On Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:05:20 -0400
Brian Dodge <bdodge09@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> In the linux kernel commit 91ab076e3a2f092254fe5231bbfa92b37fd52e38 the
> vendor prefix "arctic" was added to vendor-prefixes.txt.
> The original change I authored used "arc" not "arctic", and the device
> tree bindings were added assuming that prefix in commit
> ce9d22573d85341c987f997461ac712e4dbe47b1
> Perhaps odeju changed the name to arctic in the patch after I created it
> and before it was approved.
> This pairing isn't really compatible is it? Either the prefix should be
> reverted to "arc" or the bindings (and driver source) changed to use
> "arctic", as in "arctic,arc2c0608" vs. "arc,arc2c0608"

ARC is a Synopsys registered trademark for the ARC processor line. I'm not
sure what the right answer is but I think it might be better to keep to
arctic to avoid confusion with arc based products.