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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 9/9] ARM: sunxi: Convert pinctrl nodes to generic bindings
On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 02:16:23AM +0000, André Przywara wrote:
> So can I ask that we start taking this seriously and stop doing things
> which prevent Allwinner boards from being supported properly?
> Which would first involve dropping this very patch?

The driver still supports the old binding.

> Having done breakage in the past (with "allwinner,sun7i-a20-mmc", for
> instance) is no excuse for doing it again.

I'm not sure which breakage we introduced with a new compatible: the
old compatible is working just like it used to, and the new one is
working like we need it to.

> And especially I want to avoid this habit creeping into the arm64
> world (thinking about the H5 here, which may be impacted by this
> very patch, for instance).

And again, if you looked at the entire serie, you would have seen that
I took this into account.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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