[PATCH 1/2] ARM: remove dmacap,memset from Device tree binding

Sebastian Hesselbarth sebastian.hesselbarth at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 09:12:20 EDT 2013

On 08/05/13 14:26, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 10:53:41AM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
>> I'm not entirely sure on this. The property described is still true for
>> the device, even if the kernel's not using that information now. My
>> feeling would be to keep them, unless there's a plan to better describe
>> the properties of the XOR channels.
>> It shouldn't harm the kernel to have some properties we don't use at
>> this point in time. If we want to reorganise the binding, the first step
>> would be to make the properties as deprecated, rather than removing them
>> outright.
> Ok, that matches what I was originally thinking.  The bindings are
> supposed to be OS-agnostic, so the fact that we no longer use it is
> irrelevant.  The hardware still has the capability.
> Sebastian, I'm just going to drop this patch.

Sure, I am fine with dropping it.


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