Re: [PATCH v3 2/4] dt-bindings: gnss: add mediatek binding
From: Johan Hovold
Date: Wed Feb 13 2019 - 04:31:33 EST
On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 03:18:46PM -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 3:23 AM Johan Hovold <johan@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 09:50:16AM -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 05:37:59PM +0100, Loys Ollivier wrote:
> > > > Add binding for Mediatek-based GNSS receivers.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Loys Ollivier <lollivier@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > +- gtop,fix-gpios : GPIO used to determine device position fix state
> > > > + (pin name: FIX, 3D_FIX)
> > I'm thinking we might need a standard name for fix-gpios as well. This
> > isn't a feature that is globaltop (or mediatek) specific, and other
> > manufacturers provide similar functionality through pins named UI_FIX,
> > or even LCKIND (lock indicator).
> > The pin is typically used to drive an indicator LED AFAIU, but the
> > characteristics of the signal varies from device to device (fw to fw),
> > for example, pulse when no lock and low otherwise, or pulse when a 2d or
> > 3d-fix is acquired, etc.
> > I'm not sure how useful the pulsing would be for software, but someone
> > might find a use for it in some form.
> > Rob, is this something we want to keep in the binding, and if so, how
> > about using a generic name such as "gnss-fix-gpios"?
> Sure. As long as details like being a pulse and when the pulse occurs
> are implied by compatible string. So we don't get an endless addition
> of properties to describe those.