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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/4] dt-bindings: arm: coresight: Add new compatible for static replicator
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 18:10, Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 02:18:40PM -0600, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
> > Hi Leo,
> >
> > On Fri, 12 Apr 2019 at 04:28, Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > CoreSight uses below bindings for replicator:
> > >
> > > Dynamic replicator, aka. configurable replicator:
> > > "arm,coresight-dynamic-replicator", "arm,primecell";
> > >
> > > Static replicator, aka. non-configurable replicator:
> > > "arm,coresight-replicator";
> > >
> > > The compatible string "arm,coresight-replicator" is not an explicit
> > > naming to express the replicator is 'static'. To unify the naming
> > > convention, this patch introduces a new compatible string
> > > "arm,coresight-static-replicator" for the static replicator; the
> > > compatible string "arm,coresight-replicator" is kept for backward
> > > compatibility, but tag it as obsolete and suggest to use the new
> > > compatible string.
> > >
> > > As result CoreSight replicator have below bindings:
> > >
> > > Dynamic replicator:
> > > "arm,coresight-dynamic-replicator", "arm,primecell";
> > >
> > > Static replicator:
> > > "arm,coresight-static-replicator";
> > > "arm,coresight-replicator"; (obsolete)
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org>
> > > ---
> > > Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/coresight.txt | 7 +++++--
> > > 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/coresight.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/coresight.txt
> > > index f8aff65ab921..d02d160fa8ac 100644
> > > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/coresight.txt
> > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/coresight.txt
> > > @@ -69,7 +69,10 @@ its hardware characteristcs.
> > >
> > > * compatible: Currently supported value is (note the absence of the
> > > AMBA markee):
> > > - - "arm,coresight-replicator"
> > > + - Coresight Non-configurable Replicator:
> > > + "arm,coresight-static-replicator";
> > > + "arm,coresight-replicator"; (OBSOLETE. For backward
> > > + compatibility and will be removed)
> > >
> > > * port or ports: see "Graph bindings for Coresight" below.
> > >
> > > @@ -169,7 +172,7 @@ Example:
> > > /* non-configurable replicators don't show up on the
> > > * AMBA bus. As such no need to add "arm,primecell".
> > > */
> > > - compatible = "arm,coresight-replicator";
> > > + compatible = "arm,coresight-static-replicator";
> > >
> > > out-ports {
> > > #address-cells = <1>;
> > > --
> > > 2.17.1
> >
> > Since this is a binding patch it needs to be sent on its own.
>
> Thanks for reminding, Mathieu.
>
> Since this is the second time you remind me to send DT binding related
> patches separately, so I may misunderstand your meaning and want to get
> clarification to avoid making the same mistake for many times.
>
> Before I remembered in one patch set we need to organise patches with
> sending document patch (or document changing patch) ahead and then
> followed by the corresponding code change patch. So this can give the
> reviewers more clear context; and this also can present the merging
> dependency between document change patches and the code change patches.
>
> This is the rule I followed in this patch set and I sent to CoreSight
> and DT maintainers (and mailing lists) together.
>
> Please let me know what you think about this? And also welcome
> Rob/Mark's suggestions.

https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt

>
> Thanks,
> Leo Yan

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