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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 07/18] drivers: reset: Add STM32 reset driver
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On Tuesday 10 March 2015 16:44:24 Maxime Coquelin wrote:
> 2015-03-10 16:02 GMT+01:00 Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>:
> > On Friday 20 February 2015 19:01:06 Maxime Coquelin wrote:
> >> +/* AHB1 */
> >> +#define GPIOA_RESET 0
> >> +#define GPIOB_RESET 1
> >> +#define GPIOC_RESET 2
> >> +#define GPIOD_RESET 3
> >> +#define GPIOE_RESET 4
> >> +#define GPIOF_RESET 5
> >> +#define GPIOG_RESET 6
> >> +#define GPIOH_RESET 7
> >> +#define GPIOI_RESET 8
> >> +#define GPIOJ_RESET 9
> >> +#define GPIOK_RESET 10
> >>
> >
> > As these are just the hardware numbers, it's better to not make them
> > part of the binding at all. Instead, just document in the binding that
> > one is supposed to pass the hardware number as the argument.
>
> The reset controller is part of the RCC (Reset & Clock Controller) IP.
> In this version, I only provided the reset registers to the reset
> controller driver, but as per Andreas Färber remark, I should avec a
> single DT node for both the resets and clocks.
>
> In the next version I am preparing, the defines doesn't look as
> trivial as in this version, GPIOA_RESET being 128 for instance.
>
> Is it fine for you if I keep the defines part of the binding?
>
>

It's always better to avoid these files entirely, as they are
a frequent source of merge dependencies, and they make it less
obvious what's going on than having binary values in the dtb
that make sense.

Arnd


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