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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 8/9] dt-bindings: media: nxp,imx8mq-vpu: Update bindings
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Le 23/02/2021 à 01:34, Rob Herring a écrit :
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 01:24:05PM +0100, Benjamin Gaignard wrote:
>> The current bindings seem to make the assumption that the
>> two VPUs hardware blocks (G1 and G2) are only one set of
>> registers.
>> After implementing the VPU reset driver and G2 decoder driver
>> it shows that all the VPUs are independent and don't need to
>> know about the registers of the other blocks.
>> Remove from the bindings the need to set all blocks register
>> but keep reg-names property because removing it from the driver
>> may affect other variants.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Gaignard <benjamin.gaignard@collabora.com>
>> ---
>> version 2:
>> - be more verbose about why I change the bindings
>> Keep in mind that series comes after: https://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg875766.html
>> without that review and ack it won't work
> Better, but you've still mentioned nothing about breaking compatibility.
> Why is that okay?

Because this reg-names wasn't used before for this variant so remove it won't change anything.

>

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