Re: [PATCH 2/4] spi: st: Provide Device Tree binding documentation

From: Mark Brown
Date: Thu Nov 27 2014 - 11:33:13 EST

On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 02:55:42PM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Nov 2014, Mark Brown wrote:

> > What do the two different compatible strings mean (for example, should
> > ssc4 be used for version 4 and higher or is it just a quirk for that
> > version)?

> This appears to be historical. There aren't any functional
> differences i.e. we don't match on them. I believe the former is a
> more informal, generic name and the latter is the official name of the
> IP block. The I2C component already upstreamed has the same naming
> conventions by the looks of it.

Probably best to say something or retire one then.

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