[RFC PATCH 0/1] Categorize ARM dts directory

Krzysztof Kozlowski krzk at kernel.org
Tue Apr 25 01:00:26 PDT 2023

On 25/04/2023 00:10, Rob Herring wrote:
>> I had some problem with gmail and sending mail too much users. I put Rob
>> and You and all the various list to try to workaround the "gmail spam
>> protection"
>>> I am pretty sure we were discussing such split idea in the past and it
>>> did not get traction, but I cannot recall the exact discussion.
>> I think the main issue here is how to handle bot and how problematic is
>> to merge this. As written in the cover letter the final version of this
>> should be a big series of 50+ patch with every commit specific to each
>> oem. In theory we should be able to merge the different oem separately
>> and try to at least start the categorization.
>> Another idea I got to at least have a "migration path" is to convert
>> every dts in the dts/ directory to a symbolic link that target the dts
>> in the correct oem. But I assume that would fix only part of the problem
>> and git am will still be problematic.
> I have a script[1] that does the conversion written the last time this
> came up. Just have to agree on directory names. I think the easiest
> would be for Arnd/Olof to run it at the end of a merge window before
> rc1.
> I'm very much in favor of this happening especially before *any*
> overlays are added to add to the mess (it's probably already
> happened).
> Rob
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/all/20181204183649.GA5716@bogus/

This is the thread I was thinking about. Looks good for me (the original
script with exynos->samsung).

Best regards,

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