[Ksummit-discuss] Devicetree Workshop at Kernel Summit Prague (26 Oct 2017)

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Tue Oct 17 13:48:48 UTC 2017

On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:48 AM, Boris Brezillon
<boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Hello Grant,
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2017 21:39:51 +0100
> Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca> wrote:
>> Kernel Summit is now just over 2 weeks away and it is time to pull
>> together the schedule for the Devicetree workshop. Originally I
>> planned on just an afternoon, but I've got the room for the whole day,
>> so I've got a lot of flexibility on the schedule. Unscheduled time can
>> be used for hacking.
>> Date: 26 Oct 2017
>> Time: 9:00am-5:30pm (Lunch from 12:30-2:30)
>> Location: Athens room - Hilton Prague
>> If you plan to attend, make sure you update your OSSunmitE/ELCE
>> registration to include the DT Workshop (log in to access and modify
>> your registration):
>> https://www.regonline.com/register/login.aspx?eventID=1883377&MethodId=0&EventsessionId=&Email_Address=&membershipID=
>> Here is my current list of topics in no particular order, including
>> the topic moderator:
>> Runtime memory consumption (Rob Herring)
>> Overlay maintenance plan (TBC)
>> Stable ABI for devicetree (TBC)
>> DT YAML encoding (Pantelis Antoniou)
>> DT Schema format - option 1 (Pantelis Antoniou)
>> DT Schema format - option 2 (Grant Likely)
>> Sharing Generic bindings (TBC)
>> devicetree.org update (Grant)
>> Reply to this email if you want to propose another topic.
> Not sure yet if I'll attend the DT workshop or not, but I thought I
> could ask my question here because it might be of interest to someone
> else who is attending.
> What happens when the DT bindings is not documented in Linux but in an
> another project because this project was the first to use it.
> I had the case here http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/810275/, and I'm
> not sure what's the policy when this happens. Should we add a file
> under Documentation/devicetree/bindings/... that points to the external
> doc file, should we duplicate the DT bindings doc in Linux, or should
> we just leave the bindings undocumented in the kernel tree?

I'm going to add this as a topic. I've got my own opinion, but it
would be better to discuss in the room because it affects maintainers.


> Regards,
> Boris

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