[PATCH v4] extcon: palmas: Added a new compatible type *ti, palmas-usb-vid*

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Fri Aug 23 15:17:34 EDT 2013

On 08/23/2013 05:28 AM, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
> Hi,
> On Friday 23 August 2013 02:20 AM, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> On 08/22/2013 02:31 AM, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
>>> The Palmas device contains only a USB VBUS-ID detector, so added a
>>> compatible type *ti,palmas-usb-vid*. Didn't remove the existing compatible
>>> types for backward compatibility.
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/extcon/extcon-palmas.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/extcon/extcon-palmas.txt
>>>  Required Properties:
>>> - - compatible : Should be "ti,palmas-usb" or "ti,twl6035-usb"
>>> + - compatible : Should be "ti,palmas-usb-vid". "ti,twl6035-usb" and
>>> +   "ti,palmas-usb" is deprecated and is kept for backward compatibility.
>> So this defines one new value and deprecates the two old values.
> yeah.
>> Why isn't a new "ti,twl6035-usb-vid" entry useful? Don't you still need
> yeah, it should be added too.
>> SoC-specific compatible values so the driver can enable any SoC-specific
>> bug-fixes/workarounds later if needed?
> hmm.. Palmas is external to SoC. So not sure if adding SoC specific compatible
> values is such a good idea.

In this case, but SoC, I meant the Palmas chip rather than the
application processor. Is twl6035 a name for Palmas or something else?

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