On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 05:21:11PM +0100, Rob Landley wrote: > On 10/07/14 00:28, Guenter Roeck wrote: > > Devicetree bindings are supposed to be operating system independent > > and should thus not describe how a specific functionality is implemented > > in Linux. > > So your argument is that linux/Documentation/devicetree/bindings should > not be specific to Linux. Merely hosted in the Linux kernel source > repository.
Precisely. If nothing else as a general guideline this keeps us honest, and prevents us from embedding arbitrary implementation details into bidnings that cause pain later when we want to change things at either end. There are already otehr users of these bindings, so we can't really claim they're strictly Linux-specific anyhow. > Well that's certainly a point of view. As far as I am aware, it's the point of view shared by the device tree maintainers, and it's been that way for a while. I don't really follow your concern. For one thing were this followed more strictly this file wouldn't need patching at all to correct for this Linux-internal rework... Thanks, Mark. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-metag" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html