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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/5] watchdog: jz4740: Add support for the watchdog in jz4780 SoC
On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 12:42 AM, Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:20:19PM +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>> The watchdog unit present in the JZ4780 works the same as the one in the
>> JZ4740.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Malaterre <malat@debian.org>
>> ---
>> Changes in v2:
>> * do not re-use the compatible string for different SoC (Paul Cercueil)
>
> I thought that was one of the specific features of compatible statements,
> to avoid having to change the driver each time a new chip comes along.
> Did that change recently ?

Well, this was suggested-by Paul Cercueil. This seems to make sense to
have two different compatible strings for two different SoC (JZ4740 &
JZ4780, technically there is also JZ4770). This also seems to be used
in other drivers:

% grep -lroPz '(?s)ingenic,jz4740.*?ingenic,jz4780' *
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/ingenic,gpio.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/ingenic,pinctrl.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/ingenic,cgu.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/ingenic,intc.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/ingenic,jz4740-rtc.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/serial/ingenic,uart.txt
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/ingenic,jz4740-i2s.txt
drivers/gpio/gpio-ingenic.c
drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-ingenic.c
drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_ingenic.c
drivers/rtc/rtc-jz4740.c
drivers/irqchip/irq-ingenic.c
sound/soc/jz4740/jz4740-i2s.c


>>
>> drivers/watchdog/jz4740_wdt.c | 1 +
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/jz4740_wdt.c b/drivers/watchdog/jz4740_wdt.c
>> index 20627f22baf6..aafbeb96561b 100644
>> --- a/drivers/watchdog/jz4740_wdt.c
>> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/jz4740_wdt.c
>> @@ -146,6 +146,7 @@ static const struct watchdog_ops jz4740_wdt_ops = {
>> #ifdef CONFIG_OF
>> static const struct of_device_id jz4740_wdt_of_matches[] = {
>> { .compatible = "ingenic,jz4740-watchdog", },
>> + { .compatible = "ingenic,jz4780-watchdog", },
>> { /* sentinel */ }
>> };
>> MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(of, jz4740_wdt_of_matches);
>> --
>> 2.11.0
>>

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