Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 4/4] devicetree: update documentation for fw_cfg ARM bindings

From: Rob Herring
Date: Tue Nov 17 2015 - 17:15:52 EST

On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 2:38 AM, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 15/11/2015 03:07, Rob Herring wrote:
>> We generally don't want DT docs to depend on other kernel documentation.
> DT docs do not contain a copy of the data sheets, either. There is no
> reason to say how to use the device (and even then, only doing so
> partially) in the DT docs.

The difference is datasheets apply to all OS's, kernel documentation
does not. In theory at least this could be used for other OS's, right?

Perhaps QEMU is the right place to thoroughly describe this and DT and
sysfs docs can refer to it.

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