On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 5:27 PM Frank Rowand email@example.com wrote:
On 8/23/18 4:06 PM, Frank Rowand wrote:
On 08/23/18 03:33, Linus Walleij wrote:
I have been a bit hesitant to reiterate the series, but this is anyways a v1 of the 96Boards Mezzanine Low Speed connector driver framework.
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I will read through the rest of the series and revisit my previous conclusions, but most likely not for a few days.
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My apologies for continuing to not getting to this task. It has been in the top grouping of my todo list but has been pushed aside by a rather busy schedule of conferences and company internal work. It remains up at the top of my todo list, but most likely will still be shunted aside for three more weeks of other pressing work.
I will get to it, I definitely have not forgotten it.
It's OK, I might get to rebasing the series even.
We discussed it in a session with Linaro in Vancouver recently (some month ago). What we took away from it is that there are many precedents of populating devices ad hoc, what really makes this one special is that it takes something device tree and ad hoc populates something on top of it, not defined in the device tree itself.
On a related note, Heikki Krogerus is making a software FWnode population series. I ran into this when converting board files to use more abstract descriptions. Check it out: https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=154177331200561&w=2
The idea with the series is to expand FWnode so that it doesn't only populate Linux devices from device tree or ACPI but also by software, where needed, further expanding the fwnode abstraction. I will probably look into using that.
Yours, Linus Walleij