Re: [PATCH 1/2] i2c: add binding to prevent device detection

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Wed Apr 06 2022 - 08:10:06 EST

On 06/04/2022 09:26, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
>> I'm having a hard time drawing the line between hardware and the
>> "system" here. The bus being completely described in devicetree doesn't
>> sound like a hardware property to me, but, yes, I can change the
>> description to say that.
> Then you need to come up with better description. :) By system I
> understood here Operating System, therefore a Software piece or pieces.
> Bindings should not rather focus on hardware instead of referencing
> software.

Ah... I meant:
Bindings should rather focus on hardware instead of referencing software.

> Software actually not matter for the bindings... There is
> quite clear distinction between hardware and operating system...
> Can you explain why do you think "bus being completely described" is not
> a hardware description? Bindings and DTS describe hardware, so one of
> parts of such description is whether nodes and other properties are
> present. If all child nodes are present in DT - no-detect - and this is
> a purely hardware point of view. No software here.

Best regards,