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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we have people interested in device tree janitoring / cleanup?]
On Sat, 27 Jul 2013, Richard Cochran wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 11:40:18AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 10:48:26AM +0200, Richard Cochran wrote:
>>
>>> [ I disagree about the "more thought" part. The current discussion,
>>> coming years too late after the introduction of DT to ARM Linux, is
>>> contrary evidence enough. ]
>>
>> We did have exactly the same discussion when the DT transition was
>> started - this isn't something that people only just realised might be
>> an issue. There was a deliberate decision to focus on getting the
>> technology deployed to the point where it could be used as a straight
>> replacement for board files and accept that sometimes the results won't
>> be perfect and that we may need to rework as a result.
>
> Can you tell a bit more about this decision? When was it made? Who
> made it? How was it made public?

I remember seeing some of the discussion on linux-kernel at the time. I believe
there was also a LWN article.

David Lang


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