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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/6] dt-bindings: phy-rockchip-typec: move extcon property to be optional.
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 11:34 AM, Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 04:25:11PM +0100, Enric Balletbo i Serra wrote:
>> The extcon property is used to detect the cable-state but some boards
>> just connect the type-c phy to a regular USB-A connector without any
>> power-delivery and thus no controller reporting the cable-state.
>> So the extcon property is not really a required property, move it to be
>> optional instead.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@collabora.com>
>> Reviewed-by: Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de>
>> ---
>>
>> Changes in v2:
>> - [2/6] Rewrite the justification as suggested by Heiko Stuebner.
>>
>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/phy/phy-rockchip-typec.txt | 2 ++
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> And extcon should be deprecated IMO.
>
> Reviewed-by: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>

Hello Rob,

I'm currently learning a bit about USB and extcon.

Could you provide some background on why you think extcon should be
deprecated? What do you propose we replace it with?

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