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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 1/3] Input: twl4030-keypad - add device tree support
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 03:33:31AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> On Oct 28, 2013, at 8:06 PM, Sebastian Reichel wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 01:42:47AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> >>> +This binding is based on the matrix-keymap binding with the following
> >>> +changes:
> >>
> >> Maybe be a bit more specific and say 'based on the input/matrix-keymap.txt binding'..
> >
> > OK.
> >
> >>> + * keypad,num-rows and keypad,num-columns are required.
> >>
> >> Is linux,keymap required from matrix-keymap.txt?
> >
> > Yes, matrix-keymap.txt contains descriptions for the following:
> >
> > required:
> > - linux,keymap
>
> So you don't say that linux,keymap is required for twl4030-keypad
> (wasn't clear if you assumed that or not).

It's already required by matrix-keypad, so I assumed the requirement
is inherited by twl4030-keypad. The other matrix-keymap based
bindings assume the same.

keypad,num-rows and keypad,num-columns are only stated explicitly,
because they are optional in matrix-keymap, but required by
twl4030-keympad.

> > optional:
> > - keypad,num-rows
> > - keypad,num-columns
> >
> >>> +Optional Properties specific to linux:
> >>> +- linux,keypad-no-autorepeat: do no enable autorepeat feature.
> >>
> >> Does it make sense to update the matrix-keymap.txt binding to add
> >> 'linux,keypad-no-autorepeat' there?
> >
> > At least according to devicetree documentation there are
> > keymap-matrix.txt based drivers, which do not support
> > "linux,keypad-no-autorepeat".
>
> Which is why it could be optional in keymap-matrix.txt. I dont
> know anything about keymap/keypad's just asking the question?
>
> It seems as if linux,keypad-no-autorepeat is intended to mean the
> same thing (if relevant to the device) across all drivers. Is
> that correct? If so it seems like moving it to be specified in a
> generic input binding makes sense, just not sure if
> keymap-matrix.txt is that place or not.

Yes, when supported it means the same. I can add it to
keymap-matrix.txt.

-- Sebastian
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