Re: [PATCH v8 2/3] drm/panel: Add support for S6E3HA2 panel driver on TM2 board

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Tue Jan 31 2017 - 06:30:41 EST

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:37 PM, Inki Dae <daeinki@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2017-01-31 19:01 GMT+09:00 Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@xxxxxxxxxx>:
>> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Inki Dae <inki.dae@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 2017ë 01ì 31ì 18:22ì Krzysztof Kozlowski ì(ê) ì ê:
>>>> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 2:01 AM, Inki Dae <inki.dae@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> 2017ë 01ì 24ì 10:50ì Hoegeun Kwon ì(ê) ì ê:
>>>>>> Dear Thierry,
>>>>>> Could you please review this patch?
>>>>> Thierry, I think this patch has been reviewed enough but no comment from you. Seems you are busy. I will pick up this.
>>>> Comments from v8 were not resolved and I think we are waiting for v9:
>>>> If that is not correct then please clarify.
>>> Seems you pointed to change te-gpios bindings to optional. right?
>>> I thought Rob left ack so it's no problem.
>> Yes, change them to optional. I think it is a problem (regardless of
>> Rob's ack) because you are merging a driver requiring a property which
>> soon you want to remove. If you merge it (like this) removal of
>> te-gpios property will be breakage of ABI. This is not a serious
>> problem but knowing such plan of te-gpios removal upfront, it would be
>> wrong to commit such driver.
> This is a trivial thing so it doesn't make breakage of ABI because the
> property, te-gpios, is *optional*.

So why bindings document is not changed?

+Required properties:
+ - te-gpios: a GPIO spec for the tearing effect synchronization signal
+ gpio pin (active high)

Andrzej pointed this out and it is not fixed since then. What is the
problem with fixing the bindings documentation?

> Anyway, this wouldn't be *the things* Thierry mentioned.

Probably not, I did not respond to Thierry's feedback.

Best regards,