[Ksummit-2013-discuss] DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we have people interested in device tree janitoring / cleanup?]
richardcochran at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 11:35:46 EDT 2013
On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 10:09:57AM -0400, jonsmirl at gmail.com wrote:
> 3.z kernel is free to alter the schema. But it will have to supply the
> necessary quirks needed to keep those old dtb's functioning.
The quirks idea sounds okay to me, if it can really provide forward
compatibility. In practice, I doubt anyone will really spend the
effort to make this work. I think it would be much easier to make sure
the bindings are "future proof" in the first place.
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