On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 04:18:14PM +0100, Simon Horman wrote:
> In the case of Renesas R-Car hardware we know that there are generations of
> SoCs, e.g. Gen 2 and Gen 3. But beyond that its not clear what the
> relationship between IP blocks might be. For example, I believe that
> r8a7790 is older than r8a7791 but that doesn't imply that the latter is a
> descendant of the former or vice versa.
> We can, however, by examining the documentation and behaviour of the
> hardware at run-time observe that the current driver implementation appears
> to be compatible with the IP blocks on SoCs within a given generation.
> For the above reasons and convenience when enabling new SoCs a
> per-generation fallback compatibility string scheme being adopted for
> drivers for Renesas SoCs.
> Also deprecate renesas,i2c-rcar. It seems poorly named as it is only
> compatible with R-Car Gen 1. It also appears unused in mainline.
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms+rene...@verge.net.au>
Sorry, I seem to have omitted the driver (C code) portion of this change.
I send v2.