Re: [PATCH] thermal: exynos: use of_property_read_u8()

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Mon Nov 23 2015 - 20:28:39 EST

On 24.11.2015 08:29, Eduardo Valentin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 07:40:41PM +0530, Saurabh Sengar wrote:
>> use of_property_read_u8() for u8 variables,
>> also changed the return type to void as this function return type
>> is nowhere used.
> I would be good if you could split both changes into two patches.
> Also, I still do not understand properly the proposal to use u8.
> Why are they u8?
> If they are so, please document them in their DT bindings. Today, the
> bindings tell us they are s32 (as there is nothing really specifying the
> type).

It looks like u8 came from platform data from old times when the driver
did not support DT. All of our Exynos mainline boards are converted to
DT, so I think legacy platform data can be also changed to match DT.
Which means changing from u8 to u32.

Best regards,

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