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

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Jul 20 05:51:08 UTC 2013

On Mon, 15 Jul 2013 23:07:36 +0200, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Jonathan Corbet <corbet at lwn.net> wrote:
> > 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?
> I think both. I fear some maintainers do not know enough about
> the subject to know if a binding should be rejected.

I think that it would make more sense to be a topic at an ARM
maintainers summit with the output being a *short* guidance statement
for all maintainers stating who is responsible for approving and merging
new bindings.


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