Re: [PATCH 2/4] of: DT quirks infrastructure

From: Peter Hurley
Date: Fri Feb 20 2015 - 08:24:00 EST

On 02/19/2015 09:41 AM, Pantelis Antoniou wrote:
> Hi Frank,
>> On Feb 19, 2015, at 04:08 , Frank Rowand <frowand.list@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 2/18/2015 6:59 AM, Pantelis Antoniou wrote:
>>> Implement a method of applying DT quirks early in the boot sequence.
>>> A DT quirk is a subtree of the boot DT that can be applied to
>>> a target in the base DT resulting in a modification of the live
>>> tree. The format of the quirk nodes is that of a device tree overlay.
>> The use of the word "quirk" is a different mental model for me than what
>> this patch series appears to be addressing. I would suggest totally
>> removing the word "quirk" from this proposal to avoid confusing the
>> mental models of future generations of kernel folks.
> Naming things is hard to do. Suggestions?


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