[Ksummit-2013-discuss] [ATTEND] Handling of devicetree bindings

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Mon Jul 15 14:59:38 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 08:29:15AM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:36:22 +0200
> Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:
> > > Devicetree is supposed to describe the hardware, but in many cases there is
> > > an overlap between hardware description and configuration and/or use. Where is
> > > the boundary ?  
> > 
> > Well this is what we need everyone to know so I guess this confirms the
> > need to bring it up at the kernel summit...
> Do we need a kernel summit discussion, or do we just need a good
> document?  Or, to phrase the question another way, are we lacking a
> consensus among the clueful regarding how device tree bindings should be
> designed, or are we simply lacking education?  If it's the latter, I don't
> think a kernel summit session will help much.  
For my part I lack education, and  KS session won't help me as I won't be there,
unless the results are written down in a way that lets me get that education.


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