[PATCH] firmware: meson-sm: use generic compatible

Kevin Hilman khilman at baylibre.com
Thu Oct 19 03:25:30 PDT 2017

Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 03:47:43PM +0200, Jerome Brunet wrote:
>> The meson secure monitor seems to be compatible with more SoCs than
>> initially thought. Let's use the most generic compatible he have in
>> DT instead of the gxbb specific one
>> Signed-off-by: Jerome Brunet <jbrunet at baylibre.com>
>> ---
>>  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/firmware/meson/meson_sm.txt | 4 ++--
>>  drivers/firmware/meson/meson_sm.c                             | 4 ++--
>>  2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> Seems like a pointless, not backwards compatible change to me.

I've verified that it's backwards compatible with existing upstream DTs.

> end, it's just a string to match on. Who cares what the string is.

As platform maintiner, I very much care what the strings are and I want
it to be coherent with the platform generic names, and I want the
SoC-specific strings to correspond to the actual SoC names.


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