Re: arc vendor prefix
From: Rob Herring
Date: Tue Sep 25 2018 - 11:23:13 EST
On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 01:09:52PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> 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.