[Ksummit-2013-discuss] DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we have people interested in device tree janitoring / cleanup?]

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Aug 13 19:32:14 EDT 2013

On 08/01/2013 08:50 PM, David Gibson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 05:26:47PM -0400, jonsmirl at gmail.com
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux 
>> <linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 04:37:36PM -0400, jonsmirl at gmail.com
>> wrote:
> [snip]
>> Alternatively you may be of the belief that it is impossible to
>> get rid of the board specific code. But x86 doesn't have any of
>> it, why should ARM?
> Sure x86 has board specific code.  It's just that x86 basically
> only has one board - PC.

That is one aspect (hardware standardization)... but it is more to it
than that.


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