[patch 2/7] dt: dtb version: document chosen/dtb-info node binding
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Thu Mar 19 10:37:08 PDT 2015
On 3/18/2015 8:33 PM, Frank Rowand wrote:
> From: Frank Rowand <frank.rowand at sonymobile.com>
> Add /chosen/dtb-node binding.
> Signed-off-by: Frank Rowand <frank.rowand at sonymobile.com>
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt | 37 +++++++++++
> Index: b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> @@ -46,6 +46,43 @@ on PowerPC "stdout" if "stdout-path" is
> should only use the "stdout-path" property.
> +dtb-info node
> +Information that describes where the device tree blob (DTB) came from and the
> +environment it was created in.
I left out optional vs required. The next version will state that the dtb-info
node and each separate property within it are optional.
> +This node is normally created by including arch/arm/boot/dts/skeleton.dtsi,
> +which includes include/dt-bindings/version.dtsi.
> + The version of the DTB. This is analagous to the linux kernel version.
> + This is a format free field intended for human consumption. User space
> + programs should not have any expections about this property.
> + The DTB number in this property is incremented each time a make that
> + creates one or more DTBs is invoked. If the make creates multiple
> + DTBs then this number is only incremented once.
> + The DTB number is stored in file .version_dtb.
> + The version of the linux kernel most recently built in the source
> + control system that contains the source used to build the DTB.
> + The linux kernel version number is not incremented for a make that
> + creates a DTB.
> + The build directory relative path of the DTB.
> + The absolute path of the .dts file compiled to create the DTB.
> Properties documented in other bindings
> #address-cells video/simple-framebuffer-sunxi.txt
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