Re: linux-next: manual merge of the arm-soc tree with thei2c-embedded tree

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 15:45:23 EST

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Wolfram Sang <w.sang@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Uhm, I seem to have missed that bindings are deemed more "flexible" as
> long as they are coupled to in-kernel dts files? Is that discussed
> somewhere? I do wonder about it...

Well patches like this are sent out but not commented on from
the perspective of binding stability. So of course, they get merged.

Have a look at this commit:

commit 7f217794ffa72f208a250b79ab0b7ea3de19677f
Author: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun May 13 00:14:24 2012 -0400

mmc: dt: Consolidate DT bindings

This is deleting custom properties from DTS files without
adding any code to fallback-support them on old device trees.

(Actually I like this commit a lot, since it is removing custom MMC
props and replacing these with standard bindings common for all
MMC/SD controllers, but ...)

I think there are more examples if you git log on arch/arm/boot/dts...

Linus Walleij
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