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SubjectRe: common location for devicetree files

On Nov 8, 2013, at 10:52 AM, Jason Cooper wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 05:21:58PM -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
>> As we start having more sharing of device trees between architectures
>> (arm & arm64, arm & powerpc, guessing maybe mips & arm) we need dts to
>> live in location that
>> I was wondering what people felt about doing:
>> arch/dts/<VENDOR>/
>> as a common location that could be shared. I'm up for other
>> suggestions.
> What do we really need to do before the move? Should all arch dts files
> be able to #include from any arch? What's the minimum churn needed to
> accomplish that? Maybe just move the needed bits to arch/dts/include/ ?
> I'm not real keen on separating by vendor. For example, us mvebu folks
> would probably miss useful/duplicated effort in another vendor's
> subdirectory. Which was the whole reason for moving driver code out of
> machine directories to begin with.

Can you explain that further, what would you miss from other vendors. All the patches should still be going via devicetree ML.

- k

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