On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 10:21:06AM +0200, Simon Horman wrote:
> commit d10bbd156926 ("gpio: rcar: add gen[123] fallback compatibility
> strings") deprecated the generic compat string, renesas,gpio-rcar. After
> further discussion this appears not to have been desirable as that compat
> string is compatible with all R-Car SoCs supported in upstream.
> 
> This commit partially reverts that commit, and updates related
> documentation and examples.
> 
> Fixes: d10bbd156926 ("gpio: rcar: add gen[123] fallback compatibility 
> strings")
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms+rene...@verge.net.au>

Hi Linus,

I believe Geert is on holidays at the moment (maybe you are to‽).
I'd like to wait for feedback from him on this as I feel that
its not at all urgent and it would be best to try to avoid further
churn in this area.

> ---
>  .../devicetree/bindings/gpio/renesas,gpio-rcar.txt     | 18 
> ++++++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/renesas,gpio-rcar.txt 
> b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/renesas,gpio-rcar.txt
> index 48634b01f1bf..347d8ede2982 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/renesas,gpio-rcar.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/renesas,gpio-rcar.txt
> @@ -16,11 +16,13 @@ Required Properties:
>      - "renesas,rcar-gen1-gpio": for a generic R-Car Gen1 GPIO controller.
>      - "renesas,rcar-gen2-gpio": for a generic R-Car Gen2 or RZ/G1 GPIO 
> controller.
>      - "renesas,rcar-gen3-gpio": for a generic R-Car Gen3 GPIO controller.
> -    - "renesas,gpio-rcar": deprecated.
> +    - "renesas,gpio-rcar": for generic R-Car GPIO controller.
>  
> -    When compatible with the generic version nodes must list the
> -    SoC-specific version corresponding to the platform first followed by
> -    the generic version.
> +    Nodes should list all of the following that are compatible
> +    in this order:
> +    - A SoC-specific version
> +    - A generic R-Car generation version
> +    - The generic R-Car version
>  
>    - reg: Base address and length of each memory resource used by the GPIO
>      controller hardware module.
> @@ -50,7 +52,9 @@ interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt.
>  Example: R8A7779 (R-Car H1) GPIO controller nodes
>  
>       gpio0: gpio@ffc40000 {
> -             compatible = "renesas,gpio-r8a7779", "renesas,rcar-gen1-gpio";
> +             compatible = "renesas,gpio-r8a7779",
> +                          "renesas,rcar-gen1-gpio",
> +                          "renesas,gpio-rcar";
>               reg = <0xffc40000 0x2c>;
>               interrupt-parent = <&gic>;
>               interrupts = <0 141 0x4>;
> @@ -62,7 +66,9 @@ Example: R8A7779 (R-Car H1) GPIO controller nodes
>       };
>       ...
>       gpio6: gpio@ffc46000 {
> -             compatible = "renesas,gpio-r8a7779", "renesas,rcar-gen1-gpio";
> +             compatible = "renesas,gpio-r8a7779",
> +                          "renesas,rcar-gen1-gpio",
> +                          "renesas,gpio-rcar";
>               reg = <0xffc46000 0x2c>;
>               interrupt-parent = <&gic>;
>               interrupts = <0 147 0x4>;
> -- 
> 2.1.4
> 

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