linux-next: manual merge of the arm-soc tree with the i2c-embedded tree

Lee Jones lee.jones at
Wed Jul 18 06:43:45 EDT 2012

On 18/07/12 11:33, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 11:29:26AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
>> On 18/07/12 10:59, Mark Brown wrote:
>>> It's not the using device tree bit that creates concern for me here,
>>> it's the fact that the board and silicon aren't being separated.
>> What's the difference?
>>> +- db8500.dtsi       // silicon
>>> \	
>>> +-- snowball.dts    // board
> I have glanced at some of this stuff in the past, thanks.  Now think how
> that's working for people when they put the configuration for the
> silicon in the same DT node as the configuration for the board...

Granted, ideally the configuration and silicon description should be 
separated. I don't know that is the case for us yet however. That is 
something I'll enforce when we have a new dts file, which will be coming 
very soon.

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