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

From: Mark Brown
Date: Tue Dec 10 2019 - 13:59:40 EST

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 09:24:43PM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:

> In some cases it could be painful to maintain device-tree compatibility
> for platforms like NVIDIA Tegra SoCs because hardware wasn't modeled
> correctly from the start.

> I agree that people should use relevant device-trees. It's quite a lot
> of hassle to care about compatibility for platforms that are permanently
> in a development state. It could be more reasonable to go through the
> pain if kernel required a full-featured device tree for every SoC from
> the start.

We absolutely should support the newer kernel with older device tree
case, what's less clear to me is the new device tree with old kernel
which is applying LTS updates case. That does seem incredibly
specialist - I'd honestly never heard of people doing that before this

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