Re: [PATCH 0/3] Remove the need for qcom,{msm-id,board-id,pmic-id}

From: Kevin Hilman
Date: Fri Nov 06 2015 - 15:04:18 EST

Hi Stephen,

Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This patchset documents a compatible string format that encodes
> all the information that was being encoded in qcom specific DT
> properties in downstream msm kernels. The goal being to come
> up with a format that will allow us to express the information
> we want to express without requiring the use of vendor specific
> properties. An updated dtbTool will be released after these new
> bindings are accepted so that users can work with non-updateable
> bootloaders.
> This is an attempt to resolve a discussion around March of this year[1]
> where the arm-soc maintainers suggested we express this information
> through the board's compatible string.

Thanks for working on this. This indeed looks like the right way to
handle this, including updating dtbTool. Very nice.

I guess the DT maintainers should have a crack at the bindings, but
otherwise it looks good.

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