[PATCH v3 1/6] dt-bindings: Clarify timing subnode use as panel-timing

Sean Paul seanpaul at chromium.org
Thu Feb 8 09:48:48 PST 2018

Add a note in the documentation explaining when it's appropriate to use
the display-timings subnode on its own, as well as the preferred name to
use (panel-timing).

Changes in v3:
 - Added

Cc: Doug Anderson <dianders at chromium.org>
Cc: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
Cc: Heiko Stuebner <heiko at sntech.de>
Cc: Jeffy Chen <jeffy.chen at rock-chips.com>
Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt at kernel.org>
Cc: Stéphane Marchesin <marcheu at chromium.org>
Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding at gmail.com>
Cc: devicetree at vger.kernel.org
Cc: dri-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
Cc: linux-rockchip at lists.infradead.org
Signed-off-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul at chromium.org>
 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/panel/display-timing.txt | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/panel/display-timing.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/panel/display-timing.txt
index 58fa3e48481d..78222ced1874 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/panel/display-timing.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/panel/display-timing.txt
@@ -80,6 +80,11 @@ The parameters are defined as:
   |          |        v                            |          |       |
+Note: In addition to being used as subnode(s) of display-timings, the timing
+      subnode may also be used on its own. This is appropriate if only one mode
+      need be conveyed. In this case, the node should be named 'panel-timing'.
 	display-timings {

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