Re: [PATCH] ARM: uniphier: drop code for old DT binding

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue May 31 2016 - 05:21:48 EST

On Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:17:08 PM CEST Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Commit 307d40c56b0c ("ARM: uniphier: rework SMP code to support new
> System Bus binding") added a new DT binding for SMP code, but still
> kept old code for the backward compatibility.
> Linux 4.6 was out with both bindings supported, so it should not
> hurt to drop the old code now.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

That explanation is in general not sufficient. Are you sure that
nobody is shipping a machine with their own dts file that is not
merged upstream, and that there are no bootloaders that have a
hardcoded dtb file that we need to support indefinitely?