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

Tom Rini trini at konsulko.com
Tue Oct 17 13:21:53 UTC 2017


On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:48:23AM +0200, Boris Brezillon 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 really hope (and have tried pushing via some other channels) that
given Android's embrace of devicetree for Android 8 they will have
people present as there's going to be issues like the above cropping up
now.

-- 
Tom


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