[PATCH] pinctrl: dt: at91: new binding

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Sun Mar 29 13:55:09 PDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 5:07 AM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD
> <plagnioj at jcrosoft.com> wrote:
>> +For each peripheral/bank we will descibe in a u32 if a pin can be
>> +configured in it by putting 1 to the pin bit (1 << pin)
> This seems to be describing driver intrinsics in the device tree, like
> how the hardware is routed on the inside and what it can do.
> IMO that is driver territory, the driver should know these limitations
> and protest if you try to do something illegal.
> Anyway as the AT91 maintainers seem to disagree I will allow some
> more time for discussion before merging the patch.
> I can't really have one AT91 maintainer NACKing another, it doesn't
> matter that this is a separate driver, in my book the MAINTAINERS
> entry for AT91 as a whole overrides that so can you please find an
> agreement on how to handle this or I will stall the patch until
> you're in agreement.

Nicolas has been the de-facto maintainer of AT91 for quite a while
now, even though more of them are listed on the maintainers entry. It
would be inappropriate to merge something that he disagreed with on
that platform.

> ARM SoC maintainers input would be welcomed.

It seems appropriate to ask the at91 folks to come back with a
solution that everybody is OK with, and until then hold off merging


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