Re: [PATCH v6 1/2] DT: hwspinlock: Add binding documentation for Qualcomm hwmutex

From: Ohad Ben-Cohen
Date: Fri Apr 03 2015 - 09:56:33 EST

On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 9:11 PM, Tim Bird <tbird20d@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 9:40 PM, Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Sorry, I can't take this without a DT ack.
> Hmmm.
> The policy seems to be:
> "For driver (not subsystem) bindings: If you are comfortable with the
> binding, and it hasn't received an Acked-by from the devicetree
> maintainers after a few weeks, go ahead and take it."
> The syscon property is only relative to the qcom hwspinlock driver,
> (unless I'm missing something) and both Qualcomm and Sony devs are
> OK with it. So while an ACK from the DT side would be nice, I don't
> think it's required. This is exactly the type of delay that is really
> holding up a lot of out-of-tree code.

Sorry, I do prefer to make sure Mark is OK with this devicetree patch,
especially since it wasn't clear whether Mark is entirely comfortable
with it in his last response.

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