Re: [PATCH 03/11] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: RISC-V PLIC documentation

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Aug 09 2018 - 02:38:21 EST

On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 11:29:17PM -0700, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
>> So I guess to answer my question, you are just making up version
>> numbers. Unless you are doing the IP verilog too, don't do that.
> Well, in this case my proposal would be that we change the hardware team's
> versioning scheme to match whatever we decide on the versioning scheme
> should be as a part of this discussion. I proposed accepting whatever
> versioning scheme is decided upon hereto the hardware team before
> discussing changing the naming scheme and they agreed to do so.
> So we're really in the drivers' seat here.
>> If you want to use just 'sifive,plic' then I'm fine with that. I've
>> given you the potential problems with that and they will be your
>> problems to deal with. Maybe you'll get lucky. Plus it won't be a
>> problem for the 1st implementation.
> I'd prefer to have some versioning scheme, that's why I'm talking so much
> about this :). I really just want to learn how to get the right one, as
> I'm quite new to all this and we'll have many of these.

Based on the discussion so far I think we should settle for sifive,plic +
an actual implementation string suggested by Palmer and Andrew.

This is what I have right now:

and which I'd like to send out before it is too late.