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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] DT: leds: Fix 'label' property description and add 'colour' property
Hi!

> Label property was imposed a uniqueness requirement, which was erroneous,
> since ePAPR defines it to "a human readable string describing a device".
>
> Also the binding description misleadingly suggested direct usage of label
> for LED class device name, whereas it should only define a LED function.
>
> Therefore an additional 'colour' property is being introduced, which together
> with the parent DT node name used for devicename shall be used for naming LED
> class device according to the patterh
> <devicename>:<colour>:<function>.


> -- label : The label for this LED. If omitted, the label is taken from the node
> - name (excluding the unit address). It has to uniquely identify
> - a device, i.e. no other LED class device can be assigned the same
> - label.
> +- label : The label for this LED. It should describe its function. If omitted,
> + the label is taken from the node name (excluding the unit address).

So the label contains "as1235:green:capslock"? I guess it might be
nice to mention that. Or just the "capslock" part?

Also.. it would be good to start pushing for more consistency in the
labels: I have these on the thinkpad:

input5::scrolllock/ tpacpi::dock_status2/ tpacpi::unknown_led/
mmc0::/ tpacpi:green:batt/ tpacpi::unknown_led2/
phy0-led/ tpacpi:orange:batt/ tpacpi::unknown_led3/
tpacpi::bay_active/ tpacpi::power/

On embedded system, I'd like to see <devicename> to corespond
to.. device the led belongs to, as opposed to name of the chip that
drives the led. Maybe we should do 'main_camera:white:flash' instead of
'as4132:white:flash' because userspace already has information on what
chip it is (sysfs paths), but can not easily figure out to which
device the flash belongs.

> +- colour : Colour of the LED.
>
> - default-state : The initial state of the LED. Valid values are "on", "off",
> and "keep". If the LED is already on or off and the default-state
> - property is

Best regards,
Pavel


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