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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/5] regulator: helper routine to extract regulator_init_data
    On Wednesday 19 October 2011 08:40 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
    > The problem is that the DT is supposed to be separate to the kernel and
    > the decisions can depend on what the kernel is currently capable of.
    > When the data is embedded in the kernel it's not an issue as the data is
    > attached to the rest of the code, when the data becomes detatched from
    > the kernel it becomes an issue.

    completely agreed.

    >
    > I don't see any issue with leaving some things out of the DT bindings;
    > you were the one raising that as a concern.

    The problem is, that there doesn't seem to be a clean way to embed
    *board data* into the kernel with DT, if left out of the DT bindings.
    There is the auxdata way of still attaching platform_data, but that I
    thought was a stopgap for just handling function pointers.


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