Re: [PATCH v3 09/15] ASoC: tegra: Add fallback for audio mclk

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Dec 09 2019 - 15:47:39 EST

On Mon, Dec 09, 2019 at 11:31:59PM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> 09.12.2019 19:40, Mark Brown ÐÐÑÐÑ:

> > Why would this need to be a stable fix? Presumably people with stable
> > kernels are using the old device tree anyway?

> At least Rob Herring is asking to maintain backwards compatibility
> because some ditros are using newer device-trees with stable kernels.

You're talking about forwards compatibility not backwards here. Are
those distros actually using LTS kernels?

> I'm personally also tending to use the newer DTB with older kernel
> version whenever there is a need to check something using stable kernel.
> Perhaps losing sound is not very important, but will be nicer if that
> doesn't happen.

That really does sound like a "you broke it, you get all the pieces"
situation TBH... I'd be a lot more comfortable if the stable kernels
were sticking to bugfix only though I do appreciate that they're not
really that any more.

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