Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] arm64: dts: bcmbca: update bcm4808 board dts file

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Wed Jul 13 2022 - 07:09:56 EST

On 13/07/2022 12:55, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 2022-07-12 17:36, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> On 7/12/22 00:47, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
>>> On 12/07/2022 04:11, William Zhang wrote:
>>>> Update compatible string based on the new bcmbca binding rule
>>>> for BCM4908 famliy based boards
>>> Typo - family
>>> Please explain why breaking the ABI (and users of these DTS_ is
>>> acceptable.
>> This will be largely targeted towards Rafal who supports these kinds
>> of devices with an upstream kernel. My understanding is that this is
>> OK because we will always ship a DTB matching the Linux kernel, and I
>> believe this is true for both the way that William and his group
>> support these devices, as well as how OpenWrt, buildroot or other
>> build systems envision to support these devices.
>> Rafal, does that sound about right?
> Right - in all cases I'm aware of - Linux gets shipped with DTB files.
> So such change won't actually break anything in real world.

We don't really talk here about Linux, but other projects, like
bootloaders or *BSD...

Best regards,