Re: [EXAMPLE PATCH] pinctrl: add pinctrl driver for Rockchip SoCs

From: Rob Herring
Date: Mon Jun 10 2013 - 16:00:30 EST

On 06/10/2013 01:23 PM, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 06/10/2013 07:00 AM, Linus Walleij wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 2:01 AM, Heiko Stübner <heiko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> (...)
>>> +#include <linux/irqchip/chained_irq.h>
>>> +#include <linux/clk-provider.h>
>>> +#include <dt-bindings/pinctrl/rockchip.h>
>> Hm I don't know if we're supposed to do things like this actually.
>> It depends on whether the <dt-bindings/*> hierarchy is supposed
>> to stay in the kernel after the device trees are moved out to a
>> separate repo.
>> Grant/Rob, shall we do this in drivers?
> The entire reason I created the <dt-bindings/> directory (rather than
> just putting *.h into e.g. arch/arm/boot/dts) was to provide a place to
> share binding-defined constants between the DT files and drivers that
> implement that binding. It's certainly my opinion that if/when *.dts
> move out of the kernel, the <dt-bindings/> directory should continue to
> be present in the kernel, and take updates mirrored from the upstream
> binding repo.

Yes, agreed. Only kernel headers in a dts would be a problem.


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