Re: [RFC 1/5] media: dt-bindings: Document 'location' property
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Sep 01 2019 - 13:24:19 EST
> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/media/video-interfaces.txt
> > @@ -89,6 +89,10 @@ Optional properties
> > but a number of degrees counter clockwise. Typical values are 0 and 180
> > (upside down).
> > +- location: The camera device mounting position, relative to the device
> > + usage orientation. Possible values are:
> > + 0 - Front camera. The image sensor is mounted on the front side of the device.
> > + 1 - Back camera. The image sensor is mounted on the back side of the device.
> Would it make sense to make this a little more generic? Such as s/image
> sensor/ device/, for instance?
> Is this also relevant for flash or lens devices?
> Flash (torch) devices could be present, at least principle, without a
> camera. There once was even such a Nokia phone, 1100 unless I'm mistaken.
Well, I'd call them LEDs, not camera flashes ... if there's no camera. And IIRC
these devices had LEDs on top of the phone... so neither front nor back side.
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