[PATCH v3 1/2] of: Rename "poweroff-source" property to "system-power-controller"

Grant Likely grant.likely at linaro.org
Wed Nov 12 03:46:06 PST 2014

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Romain Perier <romain.perier at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2014-11-11 16:01 GMT+01:00 Grant Likely <grant.likely at linaro.org>:
>> So, to be a little pendantic, the 'ti,' prefix is basically just for
>> backwards compatibility with the old binding, and that old binding is
>> only used on palmas.c, tps65*.c and twl4030-power.c, correct?
> No, the backward compatibility here is only useful for drivers which
> used "ti,system-power-controller" in the past and recently switched to
> the new property through the standard helper function. As most of the
> dts were not updated to use the new property, previous patches broke
> compatibility with "ti,system-power-controller" (this compat would be
> reverted with this serie). Only one driver has this problem, it is
> tps65910.
> So, What you propose is that I should handle the old property directly
> from tps65910, and keep the standard helper generic right ?

yes as it is a quirk for only that driver.


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