[PATCH v5 6/8] Documentation: bindings: add compatible specific to legacy SCPI protocol

Sudeep Holla sudeep.holla at arm.com
Tue Nov 15 08:36:34 PST 2016

On 11/11/16 14:19, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> On 11/11/16 13:34, Rob Herring wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 1:48 AM, Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla at arm.com>
>> wrote:


>>> True and I agree, how about "arm,scpi-pre-1.0" instead ?
>> That's still meaningless. Convince me that multiple implementations
>> are identical, then we can have a common property. For example, how
>> many releases did ARM make before 1.0.
> None officially, so I tend to agree with you on this.
> But so far we have seen some commonality between Rockchip and Amlogic
> implementations, which in fact shares some commonality with early
> release of SCPI from ARM (there are based on the same SCP code base,
> which is closed source and released to partners only). ARM improved the
> specification and the code base before the official release but by then
> it was adopted(as usual we were late ;))
> IMO, it's might be useful to have more generic say "arm,scpi-pre-1.0"
> and platform specific "amlogic,meson-gxbb-scpi"

Rob and Olof, is it convincing enough reason to have generic compatible?
Or you prefer to drop it ?

I prefer to have "arm,scpi-pre-1.0". IMO it's useful, let me know. I
need to send PR as it's getting late now.


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