[linux-sunxi] Re: [PATCH 02/10] net: stmmac: Honor DT parameter to force DMA store and forward mode

Chen-Yu Tsai wens at csie.org
Sun Dec 8 21:59:38 EST 2013

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:06 PM, Tomasz Figa <tomasz.figa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 07 of December 2013 11:07:37 maxime.ripard wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 07, 2013 at 09:23:27AM +0800, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
>> > Point taken. The current implementation will override settings passed from
>> > platform data. ORing the two would be better.
>> Platform_data and DT-based configuration are pretty unlikely to be
>> used together, so ORing it doesn't have much sense.
> In fact, the recommended way is to always use platform data alone if it is
> present or try to parse DT otherwise, so no mixing of data from these two
> sources should be done.

Would binding platform data with compatibles, as I did so in this patch
series, be a bad idea then?

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