[PATCH] Added device tree binding for TDM and TDM phy
B37400 at freescale.com
Fri Jan 11 17:01:47 EST 2013
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wood Scott-B07421
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2013 1:19 AM
> To: Singh Sandeep-B37400
> Cc: Wood Scott-B07421; devicetree-discuss at lists.ozlabs.org; linuxppc-
> dev at ozlabs.org; Aggrwal Poonam-B10812
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Added device tree binding for TDM and TDM phy
> On 01/10/2013 03:24:21 AM, Singh Sandeep-B37400 wrote:
> > > > > +- compatible
> > > > > + Value type: <string>
> > > > > + Definition: Should contain generic compatibility like
> > > > "tdm-phy-slic"
> > > > > or
> > > > > + "tdm-phy-e1" or "tdm-phy-t1".
> > >
> > > Does this "generic" string (plus the other properties) tell you all
> > you
> > > need to know about the device? If there are other possible
> > "generic"
> > > compatibles, they should be listed or else different people will
> > make up
> > > different strings for the same thing.
> > This property will describe the type of device, and will help TDM
> > framework to know if it is E1/T1/SLIC device. Further details can be
> > extracted from other compatible strings.
> > There are only three generic compatibles field types, which are
> > already mentioned in definition. Do I need to make this thing more
> > clear.
> The word "like" suggests that there are other possibilites. It would be
> clearer as:
> Definition: One of "tdm-phy-slic", "tdm-phy-e1", or "tdm-phy-t1".
Ok, thanks for your comments.
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