[PATCH 1/2] ARM: dts: Change dw-apb-timer-osc and dw-apb-timer-sp to just dw-apb-timer
pavel at denx.de
Mon Aug 12 07:57:04 EDT 2013
> > index eb2327b..0a1020e 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/dw-apb.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/dw-apb.txt
> > @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
> > * Designware APB timer
> > Required properties:
> > -- compatible: "snps,dw-apb-timer-sp" or "snps,dw-apb-timer-osc"
> > +- compatible: "snps,dw-apb-timer"
> > - reg: physical base address of the controller and length of memory mapped
> > region.
> > - interrupts: IRQ line for the timer.
> Here's a classic example of where we will eventually need to keep the ABI. You
> can add a comment that the preferred compatible value is the new one, but the
> old ones still need to be handled by the drivers, and shouldn't be removed.
> That is, of course, if people are happy with the current binding and want to
> keep it instead of revising it before declaring it locked in.
The first -sp / -osc separation was bad idea from the start. It would
be better if we could get rid of it.
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